By Heidi Hagemeier / The Bulletin
May 7, 2011
Marcus Eriksen may be a scientist, but he has a barker’s flair for grabbing attention.
To highlight how plastic is choking oceans, Eriksen in 2008 set sail from Southern California on a raft made from 15,000 discarded plastic bottles supporting the hull of an airplane. The vessel, named Junk,....