Flotsametrics and the Floating World: How One Man's Obsession with Runaway Sneakers and Rubber Ducks Revolutionized Ocean Science

Flotsametrics and the Floating World: How One Man's Obsession with Runaway Sneakers and Rubber Ducks Revolutionized Ocean Science - 'Curtis Ebbesmeyer',  'Eric Scigliano' Ebbesmeyer's research is fueled by infectious curiosity and a love for science that makes this a fascinating, insightful, and accessible book. It's surprising to read a book about all the man-made crap that's floating around in the oceans without a heavy-handed environmentalist message. Even in the last chapter, which talks about the consequences of all the floating garbage, the author is not holier-than-thou; he just urges us to be thoughtful about the plastic items we use.