Here are worthy articles and books worth spending a couple of hours or an afternoon reading :
Our own booklet created in honor of the 100-year anniversary of the renowned Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Enjoy!
Plastic Bags Are Killing Us on Salon.com
(Wait til Salon's "site pass" flashes a bit, then hit the upper right corner where it says "Enter Salon." And when you see what happens to plastic grocery bags in the ocean and to ocean critters, go ahead and order a swanky Passionfish canvas bag and be a part of the solution.) Littering the ocean and its inhabitants is unnecessary and uncool.
Blessed Unrest by Paul Hawken
(The title is drawn from the brilliant dance icon Martha Graham's inspirational writings and the book describes our world population's growing --and desperately needed -- eco-consciousness.)
Swimming with Sharks on 60 Minutes
This broadcast focused on the human relationship with shark, including the illegal use of shark fins in soup.