You Need to Watch This Now
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.
Marketing – Content, PR, Social – Volunteer
Marketing – Content, PR, Social Volunteers curate and deploy content and thought leadership about saving the oceans from plastic waste.
Web server Engineering – Volunteer
Web server Engineering – Volunteers help ensure business continuity, security, and optimal performance of our presence on the internet.
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.
Photo Editing/Identify items in photographs – Volunteer
Photo Editing/Identify Items in photos – Volunteers are photo editing professionals reviewing photos taken from onboard shipping vessels and smaller vessels on the high seas.
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.
Vessel Repair/Maintenance – Volunteer
Vessel Repair/Maintenance – Volunteer. Vessel Repair/Maintenance expert to help maintain our vessels to ensure readiness for ocean crossings.
Ocean Sailing – Volunteer
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.
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 […]
COVID-19 PPE has increased plastic pollution.
8 million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans every year. The total weight of this plastic waste is the equivalent of 90 aircraft carriers.
Plastic is the deadliest marine life killer.
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… […]
How Big Plastic Companies Make You Feel Guilty
An example of corporate propaganda convincing consumers that the brand is not to blame but the consumers are.
Plastic In The Air
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.
Plastic is falling from the sky. Where it’s coming from will surprise you.
At any given time, 1,100 tons of microplastic are floating over the western US. New modeling shows the surprising sources of the nefarious pollutant.
Drink lattes? Order takeout? You’re breathing in invisible toxins
A new interactive visualization shows we’re breathing in plastic all the time.