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Another excellent reason to care about plastic in the ocean: POP's

We were honored to contribute to Dr. Hideshige Takada International Pellet Watch program throughout our trip. He has written a summary of his research and why it is so important. http://www.oceanhealthindex.org/News/Microplastics

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Oh so good to be home – surrounded by majestic BC!

The boat is very flat and calm, the birds are chipping outside and the grocery store is only a 5 minute walk away. The pleasures of land ! We arrived in Winter Harbour yesterday afternoon after an extremely comfortable passage from Maui, Hawaii. Our memories of white sand beaches, crystal clear water and palm trees of Hawaii made for an extremely dramatic contrast to the rocky shorelines, kelp and huge fir trees of the Canadian coast we saw yesterday. The interval between the two, leaving one climate, spending weeks at sea, and then entering a completely different climate created a pretty dramatic landfall and had us all ohhh’ing and ahhh’ing. Continue reading

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