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Lighter Footprints

Lighter Footprints

June 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Human-caused climate change is an issue of our time. While no figures are available for recreational boating greenhouse gas emissions, the National Marine Manufacturers Association says that over 87 million Americans participate in recreational boating at least once yearly. If over 35 percent of the population engages in a motor-driven activity, chances are that carbon […]

It’s Time to Ban Microbeads

It’s Time to Ban Microbeads

.   When we brush our teeth in the mornings and wash our faces at night, most of us don’t consider these acts to be harmful in any way. But for many (myself included), the toothpaste, soaps, and facial washes we’ve had in our homes contain tiny plastic microbeads that are leeching into our water […]

Cruising on a Hybrid Research Vessel

Cruising on a Hybrid Research Vessel

May 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

  Beginning in June, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is inviting visitors to discover the multitude of life below the water’s surface by cruising on a one-of-a-kind new research vessel. The Aquarium’s new research vessel, named R/V Spirit of the Sound™, is a $2.7 million, 65-foot catamaran that will be bigger, quieter, and greener than […]