B.E.A.C.H. Talks Plastics At UH

A Hawaii Kai-based environmental group is co-sponsoring a lecture series on plastic hazards this month at UH Manoa.

The award-winning Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawaii has announced the Earth Month programs on “POPs, Plastic and Hawaii’s Marine Life,” set for the next four Monday nights in the UHM Architecture Auditorium.

Leading it off, B.E.A.C.H. co-founder Suzanne Frazer will discuss “Plastic: Impacts of Our Health, Marine Life and the Environment” at 6:30 p.m. April 8. Other topics by experts in the field are “Persistant Organic Pollutants in Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seals” at 6:30 p.m. April 15, “POPs and Marine Debris in Hawaii’s Whales and Dolphins” at 6:30 p.m. April 22, and “Assessing the Toxicity of Plastic Marine Debris and Harm to Marine Life” at 6:30 p.m. April 29.

For more information, visit b-e-a-c-h.org/lectureseries.html