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  • Plastics, Microplastics and Greenpeace in Hawai‘i

     By Richard Melendez, Digital Editor
    When you think Greenpeace, you might think of their daring and dangerous confrontations with whaling vessels or possibly one of their (sometimes controversial) efforts to halt other environmentally damaging activities. So it should come as no surprise to learn that Greenpeace is also active in studying the effects of plastics and microplastics on the environment, trying to get the largest producers and consumers of plastics to change their ways, and educating the public about the dangers and remedies.The Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise recently visited the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and has been making its way ...

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