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Plastic ‘smog’ spreads in the ocean

Marcus Eriksen, co-founder of 5 Gyres Institute, sailed from Long Beach to Hawaii on a raft kept afloat with plastic bottles to raise awareness about plastic pollution in marine environments. Eriksen shared his story, the organization’s discoveries about plastic pollution, and its effect on marine life with an audience of 40 people Friday in LaFetra Lecture Hall as part of the annual Robert and Mary Neher Global Sustainability Lecture.

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Campus events for the week of March 30, 2018.

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