Tag Archive for 'ocean plastic'

Threats to the Ocean of Life and what must be done to restore it

May 28th, 2012 by Allen Lane

In Ocean of Life we get a panoramic tour beneath the seas: Why do currents circulate the way do? Where exactly do they go? How has the chemistry of the oceans changed? How polluted are we making them? Above all, Professor Roberts reveals the richness of their life, and how it has altered over the […]

5 Gyres shows the plastic pollution film ‘bag it’ on 18 December 2011

December 15th, 2011 by Events

5 Gyres brings to our attention the pervasiveness of plastic in our environment with their screening of the award winning film ‘bag it‘ through the online Constellation service. The film is being shown at 2030 EST (US eastern seaboard time zone) on 18 December 2011.

Jack Johnson says single-use plastic is not so fantastic

December 1st, 2011 by Richard Lord

Jack Johnson sang at a concert and to school children about the environmental impact of single-use plastic bags in Rebecca Hosking‘s acclaimed film “Message in the Waves“. Jack Johnson & Kokua Hawaii Foundation encourage you to be plastic free.  

Sir David Attenborough discusses the impact of excessive packaging and the harm caused by ocean borne plastic

August 3rd, 2011 by Richard Lord


Crew member wanted to join 5 Gyres and Electrolux expedition to survey and record plastic pollution in the ocean

January 5th, 2011 by Karin Schollin

Electrolux and the world-renowned research organization 5 Gyres are going on a joint expedition to trawl the oceans for plastic. Electrolux and 5 Gyres are inviting one devotee to join the expedition through Beagle Channel to Valdivia, Chile as a part of the crew. Within the framework of the Vac from the sea project, Electrolux […]