Gallery: 5 Gyres Journey Update: Inhabitat’s Brit Liggett Reports from ...

 

Our search for plastic pollution in the Chilean fjords continues. The Sea Dragon and its crew — including yours truly, thanks to a sponsorship from Electrolux — have been toughing out some pretty intense weather in Patagonia but we’ve been eking in some science in between fighting the waves from the sailboat rails. I had a chance to help Anna Rotander of the MTM Research Center at Orebro University in Orebro, Sweden take some fish samples to bring back to her lab in Sweden yesterday and got to know a bit more about the history of the boat from our Skipper. Read on to see what I learned.

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