Simon Bernard, Plastic Odyssey CEO, used to be a merchant Navy officer, sailing from Morocco to Senegal. In this former life he joined an expedition working on low-tech solutions to turn seawater into fresh water and to grow food so people in nearby coastal communities would have resources to helpContinue Reading

Expedition clears boatload of plastic waste from Hawaiian isles

The Hawaiian archipelago, a collection of islands, atolls, numerous smaller islets, and seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, is home to several dazzling and exotic creatures who are usually undisturbed in their habitats and yet can’t escape the pollution. A crew recently journeyed to clean the islands and returned thisContinue Reading

Expedition hauls tons of plastic out of remote Hawaii atolls

HONOLULU — A crew returned from the northernmost islands in the Hawaiian archipelago this week with a boatload of marine plastic and abandoned fishing nets that threaten to entangle endangered Hawaiian monk seals and other animals on the uninhabited beaches stretching more than 1,300 miles north of Honolulu. The cleanupContinue Reading