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Into the Gyre

Tweet Into the Gyre is a 44-minute documentary about a groundbreaking expedition to study plastic pollution in the North Atlantic Gyre. Thirty-four volunteer researchers, scientists and sailors participated in this five-week expedition, sailing into the Sargasso Sea, east of Bermuda, on the 135-foot tall ship Corwith Cramer.

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MIDWAY: Message from the Gyre

Tweet The MIDWAY media project is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy. On one of the remotest islands on our planet, tens of thousands of baby albatrosses lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic from the Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Algalita Marine Research Foundation to Document Pacific Gyre update.

Tweet Voyage set sail June 11th, 2009 Watch  Algalita’s Founder and Research Coordinator Charles Moore presenting at the TED talks. Don’t miss this important presentation. Algalita Marine Research Foundation (AMRF) is a Long Beach, California-based non-profit marine research and education organization dedicated to the protection of the marine environment and its watersheds through research, education, […]

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“Tapped” film examines bottled water industry

Tweet A film in production By 2030 the United Nations estimates two-thirds of the world will lack access to clean drinking water. Tapped will illustrate the impact of the global water crisis on America and what we can do as individuals to enact change sooner rather than later. Tapped examines the role of the bottled […]

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