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This group is teaching new sailors how to tackle plastic pollution

1 month ago   |   By Grist

The Bronx's City Island docks are a strange mixture of outer-borough New York and New England coast. There are crusty boatyards and pristine yacht clubs, seedy seafood joints and fancy oyster bars, “my she was yar” schooners and “I'm on a boat” party cruisers. But the love of the ocean has always had the ability to bring disparate-seeming forces together - including, in this case, climate activism and the American Sailing Association.
On a recent summer morning, I headed to the docks to watch Dave Jenkins prepare a small sailboat. Life vests and nautical maps in hand, Jenkins - a...
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