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Animated story of plastic garbage floating on our oceans and its impact on us and our environment. UpGyres works to stop plastic from getting into the ocean by promoting to reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, rethink and upcycle plastic waste on land.
Upcycle the Gyres Society (UpGyres)is a not-for profit organization in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.
PLASTICIZED is an intimate account of a first-hand journey aboard the Sea Dragon with the 5 Gyres Institute on the very first scientific expedition, focused on plastic waste, through the centre of the South Atlantic Ocean. An eye-opening story about the institute's global mission to study the effects, reality, and scale of plastic pollution around the world. Published on Dec 24, 2012
Jon Cooksey is one funny guy, even while presenting the most serious problems facing humanity. Interviewed by the folks at Peak Moment (187). "How to Boil a Frog" is a film to view and discuss with friends. Uploaded on Jan 15, 2011
Improperly disposed of cigarette butts find their way to our rivers and waterways. Please keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful. Port St. Lucie is a city in St. Lucie County, Florida, United States. When it comes to the issue of cigarette butts, Port St. Lucie has a message for all of us living in villages and towns the world over. Published on Oct 3, 2012
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. Meeting 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
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.
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.
Wildlife cameraman Doug Allan is passionate about the environment and the oceans. In this clip he talks about the issues of plastic pollution in our oceans and how it has changed over time and what his emotional response is to plastic in our oceans. Uploaded on Dec 29, 2011.
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.
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