It’s evident that Captain Charles Moore is passionate about educating the public about plastics, in particular the growing menace of the plastic debris that is choking the Pacific Ocean. However, the author's passion is not well served by Mel Foster's narration. His pace is too slow, and his delivery is not engaging enough as he discusses the production of plastics, the effects of plastics on humans and marine creatures, and research efforts focusing on the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Moore's work is an alarming call to action to preserve marine ecology and to raise awareness about the problematic nature of our throwaway society. But Foster's narration does not go far enough to hold the listener's attention on this important topic. S.E.G. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2011]
Trade Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452604602 $39.99 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781452654607 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Tantor Media 2011
CD ISBN 9781452634609 $83.99 Ten CDs
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