What will it take to get plastics out of the ocean?

From drones to filters to gigantic cleaning arrays, innovators are working to reduce the threat thousands of tons of trash pose to marine ecosystems. But how realistic are their plans, and how much of a difference will they be able to make? Read my article on Ensia An Earth Journalism Network Future Oceans Story, re-published …

Live Radio Talk on Bioplastics

How sustainable are bioplastics? Can they save the oceans from marine litter? I investigated the issue from the supermarket to the plastic producer, and summed up my research in this live-talk for German radio:

Bio

As a full-time freelancer for German media since 2009, I’ve worked for the national public Deutschlandradios as a radio reporter, feature author and online editor. My reports have also appeared in print and online publications, such as DIE ZEIT or die Tageszeitung, taz. Recently, I started to report in English language for the Earth Journalism …