Project Kaisei- Global Garbage

Journey to the center of the vortex

Journey to the center of...

Out of sight, out of mind is not necessarily out of body. That’s because a massive accumulation of plastic debris is poisoning the ocean fish humans are consuming.
Captain Wes - Ships Contribute to Plastic in the Ocean - The Garbage Patch

Captain Wes - Ships Cont...

Captain Wes of the New Horizon, a Scripps Institution of Oceanography vessel talks about how plastic has accumulated in the North Pacific Gyre and other gyres in the world.  
Scientists Make Plans to Diminish Giant Plastic Garbage Patch Floating in Pacific Ocean

Scientists Make Plans to...

Three weeks after their return from exploring a vortex of floating  plastic garbage 1,000 miles off the Pacific coast, scientists working on  Project Kaisei are focused on how to clean up the giant garbage patch.  
Project Kaisei Scripps Oceanography North Pacific Gyre

Project Kaisei Scripps O...

Annie Crawley joined Scripps Institute of Oceanography and Project Kaisei aboard the New Horizon on a 3 week long expedition to the North Pacific Gyre. They collected data to help find a solution to the “Plastic Vortex” forming in our Ocean.  
Dos expediciones salen en busca de la gran isla de basura del Pacífico

Dos expediciones salen e...

Ambas expediciones estudiarán cómo los pequeños fragmentos de plástico afectan a la vida marina.