Message in a Bottle

photo by Ian Jansma

The Huffington Post
December 14, 2010

By Chris Genovali

What do beer bottles, ocean currents and oil tankers have to do with one another? As part of an effort to understand ocean currents, and how they would influence the movement of a potential oil spill, scientists from the Institute of Ocean Sciences (IOS) recently teamed up with the Gitga’at First Nation and the Raincoast Conservation Foundation to drop “drift bottles” into the Pacific Ocean just off Gil Island, near the coastal community of Hartley Bay, British Columbia…to read the rest of this article please visit The Huffington Post website.

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