Oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer spent an hour enlightening, educating, and warning Sitkans about the world of ocean debris -- especially the hazards of plastics, during The Flotsam Hour. "One day we'll run out of oil," he said, "and then thankfully we'll run out of plastic."
During a 1-hour call-in show Tuesday (8-16-16) oceanographer Curtis Ebbesmeyer explained the origins of floating ocean debris -- everything from US Naval sonobuoys to dangerous Fliegenklatsche (aka fly swatters!). With Sitka ultra-combers Tyler and Dean Orbison.
The 9th Paths Across the Pacific Conference begins this week in Sitka. Co-founders Nancy Yaw Davis and "Flotsametrics" author Curtis Ebbesmeyer review some of the programs on the conference calendar. Downloadable audio.Read More