Category: Coastal Issues

Plastic Microbeads: A Small Piece of a Vast Problem

Plastic Microbeads: A Small Piece of a Vast Problem

Imagine if someone had proposed this idea in a public forum 25 years ago: “Let’s start having microscopic plastic bits in products like facial scrubs. They’ll wash down drains, slide past wastewater treatment plant...

Places of Paradox: the Lure of Maine Islands

Places of Paradox: the Lure of Maine Islands

Before the sun rises over a neighboring island, a translucent plum of moon slips into clouds tinged pink with the approaching day. The full moon has drawn the tide to an astronomical low, revealing...

Maine Windjammers Demonstrate Rewards of Sustainability

Maine Windjammers Demonstrate Rewards of Sustainability

By definition, sustainability looks to the future – working to ensure that generations to come have adequate resources to meet their needs. Yet paths to greater sustainability can integrate historical practices – as Maine’s...