Zero Waste USA has launched a campaign to raise awareness about the impacts of landbased trash on the ocean. Visit the Save the Albatross Coalition website for more details.
We are also partnering with Cordell Banks NMS to create a focused campus stewardship project that builds on the Winged Ambassadors curriculum. The new project uses the Litterati platform to track litter identified through a campus debris survey. Students will be guided to take action through service-learning activities to reduce debris on campus and create change in their communities. More soon! Read more: Plastic Poses a Growing Threat to Seabirds, Study Says, (9/1/15) and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences – Threat Of Plastic Pollution To Seabirds Is Global, Pervasive and Increasing (1/31/15)