The Devil’s Isle Challenge with PLASTIC TIDES

Areal Photo credit: John Singleton Although I’m writing my thesis due in 2.5 months I’d planned to go to Bermuda to help my Plastic Tides partners out with the race they’d been planing for the last year – a 40 mile circumnavigation of the Island ! The event’s aim was to raise awareness about plastic pollution and raise money for a kids’ program: free year-round … Continue reading The Devil’s Isle Challenge with PLASTIC TIDES

Plastic Tides in the Press. Timeline: 1 year !

A few links to Plastic Tides in the News:  Cornell Sustainable campus: “A kickstarter campaign to stem plastic pollution“ and “Cayuga Lake SUP CUp presents: The Canal“ Today in Bermuda: “Plastic Tides Team Returns to Bermuda“ Cornell Daily Sun: “Erie Canal“, “A plastic-free campus“ SUP the Mag:” video“ Stand UP Journal:” PLastic Tides: protecting our waterways through Stand UP Paddle boarding“ Ithaca Journal: ‘We’re probably drinking plastic’ and “Are Dangerous … Continue reading Plastic Tides in the Press. Timeline: 1 year !

Plastic Tides Youth internship

As part of Plastic Tides’ efforts to educate children, Christian Shaw (project leader)  developed a Stand Up Paddle (SUP) board summer program for children to experience our some of our undertakings. (You can see the internship flier here) From July 24th – 31st, Christian and I introduced four girls to exploration, environmentalism and plastic pollution science We both passed the Wilderness and Remote First Aid course and … Continue reading Plastic Tides Youth internship

Plastic Tides In Bermuda

YOu can find out more about this expedition by following our mini-episodes here Plastic Tides in the News:  Cornell Sustainable campus: A kickstarter campaign to stem plastic pollution and Cayuga Lake SUP CUp presents: The Canal Today in Bermuda: Plastic Tides Team Returns to Bermuda Cornell Daily Sun: Erie Canal, A plastic-free campus SUP the Mag: video Stand UP Journal: PLastic Tides: protecting our waterways through Stand UP … Continue reading Plastic Tides In Bermuda