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December 22, 2011

You open the stomach of a Northern Fulmar and plastic pours out.  It's not a new sight to Jan Andries...

December 19, 2011

5 Gyres has had a chance to meet with many a Council Member, Mayor, state legislator, and even a few...

March 04, 2011

By Markus Eriksen

(photo:China Photos, Getty Images)

One thing we've done effectively with audiences is to have a conversation about the cost and benefit of plastics.  We...

January 26, 2011
By Marcus Eriksen,5 Gyres.
By Marcus Eriksen,5 Gyres. Media is sometimes the tail that wags the dog of science.  One oceanographer described finding plastic in...
January 04, 2011

Want the chance to join 5 GYres on their next expedition from Tahiti to the Cook Islands? All you have to do is get creative and enter  the Chaco...

November 29, 2010

By Stiv Wilson, 5 Gyres The weather has been great for science, but the wind is a bit slow for sailing. We're a bit crunched now, having to make up some miles that we lost when when hove-...

November 08, 2010

Today's the big day: we're setting sail for the South Atlantic Gyre, a trip that...