You Need to Watch This Now

Plastic, plastic waste, ocean plastic, ocean, opdera, cnbc

CNBC’s Katie Brigham and her team kill it in this 15 min. video about plastics. The plastic waste that is flooding the Earth is unprecedented. You must take 15 min. to watch this today! The video clearly and articulately describes the problem we face, how it developed, what is happening now, and how we can […]

Fundraising – Volunteer

Fundraising Volunteers help us manage our donor relationships, communications, and identify new donors. Help us save the oceans from plastic waste!

Ocean Weather Expertise – Volunteer

Ocean Weather Expertise Volunteers help us on our voyages to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This can be done as an eye-in-sky constantly making comms with our vessel on the high seas. Ocean Weather Expertise Volunteers also join us on our voyages at times.

Ocean Biology Expertise – Volunteer

Ocean Biology Expertise Volunteers help on voyages to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and ensure everyone is told the truth about plastic waste. Assist in research and content curation to spread the word about plastic waste in the world’s oceans.

Database Programming – Volunteer

Database Programming Volunteers help maintain our unified research reporting database to ensure data collection volunteers, as well as institution researchers, have access to our operationally secure and effective database structure.

Database Management – Volunteer

Database Management Volunteers help maintain our unified research reporting database to ensure data collection volunteers, as well as institution researchers, have access to our operationally secure and effective database structure.

Website Design – Volunteer

Website Design Volunteers help keep our online presence fresh, interesting, and online. Experienced WordPress developers and designers, and process flow engineers are needed to help save the world’s oceans from plastic waste.

Video Editing/Identify Items in videos – Volunteer

Video editing professionals to review drone footage taken from onboard shipping vessels and smaller vessels.
The marks or tags in the videos will then be confirmed and documented for GPS locations, then submitted to ocean plastic waste researchers.

Ocean Sailing – Volunteer

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Experienced Ocean Sailor
Sailing on the high seas to document and research plastic waste in the world’s oceans.

Another marine fatality caused by plastic waste.

Opdera, plastic pollution, recycling, environment, marine life, marine life death

BBC: “Scientists have revealed a list of items found in a stomach of a sperm whale which died after stranding on the Isle of Harris. The list included stacks of cups, packing straps, squid beaks embedded in the ball of litter, three bundles of fishing rope, fragments of rubber gloves, and rubber tubing.” Learn more […]

Plastic is the deadliest marine life killer.

Opdera, great pacific garbage patch, environment, marine life, recyling

The Guardian: “Plastic bags and flexible packaging are the deadliest plastic items in the ocean, killing wildlife including whales, dolphins, turtles, and seabirds around the globe. Whales, dolphins and turtles were especially at risk from eating plastic film, with seabird deaths linked more with ingestion of hard plastic pieces and balloons.” Learn more at:www.opdera.org Source:https://www.theguardian.com/…/deadliest-plastics-bags… […]

Plastic In The Air

Plastic in the air, plastic waste, opdera, opdera. Org, ocean plastic

This interactive tool allows you to see what the plastic particles are in the air you breathe, what they are made of – chemicals and toxins, and where they came from.