Michael SanClements

Michael SanClements is an ecologist at The National Ecological Observatory Network and affiliate faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research. He is the author of the new book, Plastic Purge: How to Use Less Plastic, Eat Better, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help Save the Sea Turtles!  (St. Martin's - 2014). Find more of his work on his website or follow him on Twitter: @msanclem

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Friday, June 13, 2014
Plastic: An Invasive Species We Created and Must Confront
Plastic was created with the best of intentions. In fact, plastic was invented when a billiard company offered a $10,000 reward to find a replacement for ivory in pool balls. Yes, we used to play pool with elephant tusks. Similarly, the plastic bag was developed to reduce pressure on the forests...
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