Outside Online — “Today, there are about 5,000 more metric tons of plastic waste in the ocean than there were yesterday.”

Earth Island Journal — The idea is to challenge what might be called “Big Research,” by practicing what might be called “Little Research.”

Outside Magazine — Slat is a new breed of environmentalist: young, crowdfunded, and tired of waiting around for government solutions.

The New York Times Magazine — “In three days,” she told me later on the ferry, “I’ll find out if I’m going to the Olympics.”