Featured 5 Gyres Research on Microplastic in Palmyra Atoll Programs

5 Gyres Research on Microplastic in Palmyra Atoll

On November 5th, a Baum Foundation supported expedition led by Dr. Jennifer Caselle of The Bren School returned from a four day trip from a pristine Atoll named Palmyra, owned by The Nature Conservancy.  Attending the trip was Baum Foundation 

5 Gyres Institute Concludes its 17th Research Expedition to the Canadian Arctic

5 Gyres Institute, a Baum Foundation supported project, embarked on its 17th expedition in August 2016 to remote regions of Arctic waters along the Northwest Passage to conduct research and engage community leaders globally about plastic marine pollution.  The expedition 

Research Expedition Set for Pristine Atoll Palmyra Led by Dr. Jennifer Caselle

From November 1st to November 5th, The Nature Conservancy led an expedition to a pristine Atoll named Palmyra to conduct research to learn more about how healthy functioning marine ecosystems function best.  Expedition team leader, Dr. Jennifer Caselle will be 

Sites Unseen, Exhibition Launched, Featured in San Francisco Chronicle

A Baum Foundation sponsored program, Sites Unseen, was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle on October 11th, 2016. The original article “1st Alley Installation Unveiled in Art Scavenger Hunt” is below: The new art installation from Sites Unseen is appropriately 

Hawaiian Seamount Expedition Results in Possible Discovery of New Species of Coral: Purple Haze

On September 9th 2016, an expedition team led by Dr. Greg Stone successfully completed a three-day submersible dive on three Hawaiian seamounts, two of which have never been explored by human-occupied submersibles before. The science team was comprised of expedition 

Artist Katy Grannan Premieres Film, “The Nine” at Mill Valley Film Festival October 11th

After five years of production, Katy Grannan will premiere her film “The Nine” at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 11th at 9:00 pm at the Cinearts Sequioa theater in Mill Valley, 25 Throckmorton Avenue, and on October 12th 

Sites Unseen

Sites Unseen Celebrates its First Permanent Art Installation by San Francisco Artist Barry McGee

Sites Unseen, a sponsored public art project of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District, will unveil its first permanent artwork installation by San Francisco artist Barry McGee on Sunday, October 8th at 3 PM. The celebration will take place on 

FOR-SITE Foundation Unveils Homeland Security Exhibit in the Presidio San Francisco

On September 10th, the FOR-SITE Foundation will unveil the Home Land Security exhibit within former military structures in the historic Presidio of San Francisco in celebration of the national park service’s centennial. The exhibit will run from September 10 through 

Ocean Doctor and Project Red Alerta Clean Up Beaches of Cocodrilo

Ocean Doctor and Project Red Alerta announced a new community project launched in Cocodrilo in 2016. Cocodrilo is a small community on the southern shore of Cuba’s Isle of Youth (Isla de Juventud).  Cocodrilo students and Red Alerta team members 

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