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The Growing Plastic Pollution Problem in our Waters

The Growing Plastic Pollution Problem in our Waters

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

It may surprise you to know that there is now more plastic than plankton swirling in our oceans. Plastic pollution from throwaway plastic bags, bottles, and bottle caps have become all too common on beaches, rivers, harbors, bays, and open waters. When you consider that the global annual plastic production has grown from 1.9 million […]

Checking the Waters with the Peconic Baykeeper

Checking the Waters with the Peconic Baykeeper

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The bright sun was reflecting off the waters of Wiesloch Creek as we boarded The Kathy, the Peconic Baykeeper’s 29-foot-boat. Kevin McAllister (the Peconic Baykeeper) and I couldn’t have asked for a better morning to patrol the shoreline as we made our way around Shinnecock Bay. Bodi, a serene two-year-old chocolate lab who acts as […]