WRITER, ARTIST, Wildlife rehabilitator
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Photo: Wrack line on Nai Harn Beach, Phuket, Thailand, 2017. ©Erica Cirino.

FEATURED STORIES

Pacific expedition stories

Other stories

Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio read and shared Erica's  Scientific American  story on her plastic project on Facebook in February 2017, drawing in a tens of thousands of readers.

Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio read and shared Erica's Scientific American story on her plastic project on Facebook in February 2017, drawing in a tens of thousands of readers.

PHOTOGRAPHY/FILM

For more featured microplastic research expedition photography, visit Erica’s photography page.

Photo: Microplastic on Kamilo Beach, Hawaii, November 2016. ©Erica Cirino

Photo: Microplastic on Kamilo Beach, Hawaii, November 2016. ©Erica Cirino

In April 2019, Erica joined an international research team to study microplastic and whales in Icelandic waters. You can read her story for Hakai Magazine here, and view some of her photographs from the journey, below.


SPEAKING

Erica speaks internationally about plastic pollution from her perspective as a photojournalist and wildlife rehabilitator. For a list of Erica’s upcoming lectures and workshops, see her events page.

Photo: International Ocean Film Festival 2018, San Francisco, California. ©Erica Cirino

Photo: International Ocean Film Festival 2018, San Francisco, California. ©Erica Cirino