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First-hand Experience with Plastic in Our Oceans by Roz Savage
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Roz Savage, British ocean rower and environmental campaigner, talks about plastics in our oceans, plastic pollution being called a "man-made global catastrophe" in the context of her first-hand experience with the scale of the problem as she rowed, solo, from San Francisco to Hawaii on the first stage of her Pacific Ocean crossing. Roz SavageMeeting up with the two scientists on the Junk craft, they shared dinner and their research with Roz several hundred miles east of Hawaii. Bottom line is we need to use less of it. Each one of us can significantly reduce our use of plastic and make a positive difference in the world. More information about Roz at www.rozsavage.com. She was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability. Published on Jan 28, 2014

EarthSayer Roz Savage
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
About the Documentary Plastic Oceans
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Howard Lack CEO of the documentary project, Plastic Oceans talks about his fundraising activities for increasing awareness of the plastic polluting our oceans, particularly the tiny bits and pieces.   He references UNESCO leaders and the naturalist David Attenborough who believes "when people are aware of the problem they want to solve the problem."  What the film project focuses on is increasing awareness.

Howard was interviewed in the Fall of 2013 in San Francisco, California by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, Voices of Sustainability.

EarthSayer Howard Lack
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
Overview of Plastic Oceans by Howard Lack
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Howard Lack, CEO of Plastic Oceans in this interview talks about the film project Plastic Oceans has undertaken with the objective of increasing awareness of the plastic that is in our oceans negatively effecting our wildlife and the health of humans, especially our children as plastic moves through the food chain.  This is a cause Mr. Lack is passionate about as you will hear as he discusses the role of plastic toxins on developing nations; the importance of accepting personal responsibility; the development of solutions to the problems; and recognition of plastic, when properly recycled, as an energy source. Plastic Oceans provides a powerful and effective platform campaigning for, supporting and funding targeted solutions aimed at significantly reducing plastic pollution in the environment. 

EarthSayer Howard Lack
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
American Chemistry Council Viewpoint by Steve Russell
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Steve Russell, VP Plastics Department, of ACC Plastics notes we all agree that plastics should be used wisely to begin with, reduced when possible, and recycled when finished. Goodwill among all the "sides" to this issue gives him confidence we will succeed.

EarthSayer Steve Russell
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
Plastic in our Oceans
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This short three minute video looks at the issues of plastic pollution in our oceans and talks about some of the possible solutions. Uploaded on Aug 5, 2010

Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
The Story of Bottled Water by Annie Leonard
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The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 in just over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industrys attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces.  Avoid bottled water.

Our production partners on the bottled water film include five leading sustainability groups: Corporate Accountability International, Environmental Working Group, Food & Water Watch, Pacific Institute, and Polaris Institute.  More information on Annie Leonard here.

EarthSayer Annie Leonard
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
Plastic Seduction by Katrin Peters
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Plastic is a material that the Earth cannot digest. Plastic pollution is growing at an alarming rate, and plastic debris is accumulating fast in all communities, rivers, in the desert and in the ocean. Disposable Plastic Pollution Coalition Logoplastics are the greatest source of plastic pollution. REFUSE disposable plastic, starting today. Visit the Plastic Pollution Coalition here.

Published on Apr 6, 2012

EarthSayer Katrin Peters
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Plastic in Our Oceans More Details
WaterMark film trailer
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A trailer of the film, Watermark due to be released along with an exhibition of Edward Burtynski's photographic exhibit, Water, 16 October - 23 November 2013 at the Flowers Gallery in London, England. Water is the most recent installment of the artist's investigation into the continually compromised environment.

EarthSayers Jennifer Baichwal; Edward Burtynski
Date unknown Format Trailer
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
Clean Regattas Houston Texas with Hilary Wiech
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Hilary Wiech of Woonsocket Rockets and Sailors for the Sea talks about the Clean Regattas program around ocean conservation- actions ranging from eliminating plastic water bottles at regattas to Love the Water Logoenvironmental education for junior sailors, to working with industry players around sustainability best practices.

Clean Regattas at the 2011 U.S. Team Racing Championship held in Houston, Texas. Visit the Sailors for the Sea Website to learn more about Clean Regattas.

Published on Jun 11, 2012

EarthSayer Hilary Wiech
Date unknown Format Instructional
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Clean Regatta: America's Cup Newport RI with Annie Brett
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Sailors for the Sea - America's Cup, Newport 2012

Ocean Conservation at America's Cup Newport Rhode Island 2012

This highlights video features the work of event organizers, including the program lead Annie Brett. Sailors for the Sea Clean Regattas best management practices were used to reduce the events environmental impact.

Sailors for the Sea is The Official Clean Regattas Partner of the 34th America's Cup, helping reduce the environmental footprint of the America's Cup World Series, the Louis Vuitton Cup and the 34th America's Cup in San Francisco.

Published on Jul 16, 2012

EarthSayer Annie Brett
Date unknown Format Instructional
Length unknown Keywords Sustainability More Details
 

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