Pacific Southwest, Region 9
Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations
Marine Debris Discussions
Adam Lowry is a co-founder of Method Products, Inc., an innovator in environmentally-conscious and design-driven home care, fabric care and personal care products. Prior to founding Method, Adam worked as a climate scientist at the Carnegie Institution, developing software products for the study of global climate change.
Chris Jordan is an artist based in Seattle, Washington who is best known for his large scale works depicting mass consumption and waste, particularly garbage. He has been called "the 'it' artist of the green movement."
Jean-Michel Cousteau has investigated the world's oceans for much of his life. He founded Ocean Futures Society, a non-profit marine conservation and education organization in 1999.
Nikolai Maximenko is a senior researcher at the International Pacific Research Center. His models of Pacific Ocean currents are being used to study the movement of marine debris. He earned a PhD in physical oceanography from the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow.