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Algalita
We're a nonprofit committed to solving the plastic pollution crisis in our oceans. We educate the public & conduct scientific research.
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Boyan Slat May 24
Once plastic is trapped in an ocean garbage patch, it is there to stay for a very long time. We found debris dating back to the 1970s, but it turns out some debris is even older than that. Incredible anecdote. (source )
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Algalita May 23
A reached out to last year asking them to eliminate single-use plastic straws and this summer they're switching to "sustainable, marine-friendly alternatives!" Way to go and !!
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Rich Cottrell May 21
If anyone thinks, or like me sometimes forgets, that what they buy has no influence in the big picture, check out this infographic....the contribution of single use or short-lived products is gut-wrenching
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Algalita May 22
It's the last couple days to apply to join other in New Orleans this summer!
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Algalita May 21
Replying to @oareiaa
lol, are you 25 or under? If so, our soon to be announced Innovation Forum might be a good fit! Altho it'll be in Long Beach, which is nice, but not nearly as cool as New Orleans.
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Plastic Pollutes May 21
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Algalita May 21
Only 1 WEEK LEFT to reserve your tickets for June 6th! We need to PRE-SELL 30 more tickets but if we don't sell enough you're not charged & the event doesn't happen. :( Reserve tickets: Discount code: Algalita
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Plastic Soup May 18
The has recently demonstrated that teabags which appear to be made of only paper sometimes also contain . Plastic teabags are just another way for to end up in the environment, and likely also the human body:
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Algalita May 18
After reading about it online and following them on instagram for more heartbreaking photos of , pick up this issue on newsstands to let them know you support their spreading awareness about the issue!
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Plastic Pollutes May 16
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Algalita May 16
Public Works, Environmental Services Bureau, is hiring a part-time paid Outreach for the summer! Apply soon!
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EatLessPlastic May 14
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Algalita May 14
Have you signed up for video contest yet? The deadline is tomorrow!
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Algalita May 11
Wow, really great job on the article. It's very comprehensive!
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Renee Cho May 11
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Algalita May 10
Celebrate and watch with us on June 6th! We need to PRE-SELL tickets but if we don't sell enough you're not charged & the event doesn't happen. Film trailer: Teserve tickets: Discount code: Algalita
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Vote the Ocean May 9
With previous generations failing to foresee the prevailing plastic pollution crisis, a new generation has come together to demand we address this issue head-on. VIDEO:
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Algalita May 9
Join us for the first-ever Bootcamp, this June in New Orleans! Apply now to join youth leaders aged 11-18 and learn how to create your own campaign to help for , starting with the !
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Algalita May 8
Are transparent what we need to bring attention to how much waste we're creating? ?
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Daniel Schneider May 8
Photographer Chris Jordan traveled to the South Pacific looking for the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. What he found were islands filled with 1000s of dead Albatross. The birds died from eating . Thousands of small piles of plastics monuments to life lost.
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