Gregg Treinish

You Can Walk Through Wildflowers and Help Save the World

Ever wished you could help the world by walking through fields of wildflowers taking pictures of butterflies? You can. Apply now to join Adventure Scientists' Pollinators Project and collect valuable data in the backcountry for scientists and conservationists....

What We Found in West Virginia’s Headwaters

By Dylan Jones Dylan Jones has collected water samples at multiple sites around the world to contribute to Nat Geo Explorer Gregg Treinish’s Adventure Scientists: Global Microplastics Initiative. My mind raced as I picked my way through a snowy ...

Microplastics in a Macroworld: Water Sampling in Patagonia

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Here, Dylan Jones describe his experience backpacking through the spectacular landscape of the future Patagonia National Park and collecting microplastic samples ...

Exploring Everglades National Park by Kayak

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Here, Jordan Snyder and Martina Sestakova describe their experience kayaking in the 10,000 islands area of the Everglades National Park, Florida, and ...

Paddleboarding with Polar Bears & Contributing to Conservation

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Team member Victoria Ortiz interviewed National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki about collecting microplastics samples for Adventure Scientists’ Worldwide Microplastics Initiative while ...

A Global Sailing Co-op

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Here, Kristian Beadle of Green Coconut Run describes his experience sailing along the Pacific Coast on a 42-foot trimaran and collecting ...

The Mystery of the Blue Microplastic Fiber

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. In October 2016, mountaineer and Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre led a climbing expedition on Langju Himal (20,885ft), deep in the heart of ...

A Dad-and-Daughter Expedition to Nepal

  Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Team member Victoria Ortiz interviewed National Geographic Explorer Mike Libecki about collecting microplastics samples for Adventure Scientists’ Worldwide Microplastics Initiative ...

Surfing Remote Waves in Madagascar

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Here, Erwan Simon of surfExplore describes his experience surfing and collecting microplastic samples for Adventure Scientists’ Worldwide Microplastics Initiative on a ...

Big Cats on Camera

Big cats are magnificent, powerful creatures, with incredible stealth and hunting prowess. Their populations are in decline worldwide, caused by habitat loss and conflict with humans. The more we know about these magnificent, powerful animals, the better served the conservation ...

Microplastics in the Largest Wilderness on Earth

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Adventure Scientist Annette Bombosch describes her experience as an expedition guide in Antarctica and why she collects microplastic samples for Adventure ...

The Five Voices of Lake Superior

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Our Shores: Ultrarun for the Love of the Lake was a self-supported ultrarunning expedition undertaken by Allissa Stutte, Evan Flom, and ...

A Firsthand Account of Indonesian Plastic Pollution

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Adventure Scientists Marketing Manager Victoria Ortiz interviewed their Microplastics Principal Investigator Abby Barrows about her voyage from Bali to Komodo on ...

Putting D.C.’s Wastewater Treatment to the Microplastics Test

Gregg Treinish and his team at Adventure Scientists bring us stories from around the world about adventuring with purpose. Georgetown University students and Adventure Scientists Carter Cortazzi, Jamie Farrell, and Lola Bushnell recently sampled the Potomac River in Washington D....