Two Animo HS students, Briceida Montes and Melissa Zepeda, educators on the LAMI & Coastal Conservancy sponsored Explore the Coast sails have been educating scores of middle and high school students on microplastics. Teachers workshop will advance microplastic education and reduce ocean plastic pollution. Research done from aboard LAMI tall ships is featured in their studies and PPT presentations.

They are joined by LAMI science educator Mark Friedman, also a mentor of their HS marine Biology/environmental club.