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Marcus Eriksen visited the Malibu Library Nov. 29 to share tales from his 88-day, 2009 voyage aboard the “Junk Raft,” which inspired a book by the same name. Photos by Suzanne Guldimann/22nd Century Media
These plastic fragments were collected from the Pacific by Marcus Eriksen during his “Junk Raft” trip.
Suzanne Guldimann, Freelance Reporter
2:30 pm PST December 4, 2017
In 2009, author and Gulf War veteran Marcus Eriksen undertook a 2,600-mile, three-month journey from California to Hawaii in a vessel made of repurposed junk to raise awareness about plastic pollution.