Stories by Stiv Wilson

Stiv Wilson is a freelance journalist and communications and policy director for the 5 Gyres Institute, a global NGO working on plastic and chemical pollution in the world's oceans and watersheds. subscribe to Stiv Wilson's feed

Posted on: Aug 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In one event, an estimated 3 billion pounds of buoyant debris washed from Japan’s shores. Here's a firsthand account of where some of that went.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Big Plastic is big money and survives regulatory scrutiny by creating big spin. Here's what you need to know.