We must embrace our grief for the world we are losing before we can effectively protect it.
Protecting the Hawaii monument, the president said, will ensure it remains “a precious resource for generations to come."
Scientists call her "an iconic symbol of inspiration and hope."
Last year, artist Chris Jordan journeyed to Midway Atoll, one of the most remote wildlife refuges on earth to document plastic pollution and it's affects on wildlife. What he found was disturbing.
We humans have been in a comfortable denial, enjoying the convenience of throwaway items with no thought to the consequences. Now we face a planet despoiled by toxic plastic.