Now that we’ve completed expeditions across all 5 subtropical gyres, one of our main goals is getting the word out – engaging new audiences. especially youth, in understanding the problem, and working on solutions. So we were thrilled when Meghan from NYSMEA invited us to participate in a live webcast for schools nationwide, to share our findings on plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, and talk about solutions. Students from Ohio, South Carolina, North Carolina, Washington DC, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Michigan, and California will take part in this cyber classroom, learning about plastic marine pollution firsthand through our videos, photos, and stories. Following the presentation, students will have a chance to ask questions and make comments. This is a tremendous opportunity to reach students from around the country without upping our carbon footprint any higher than it already is…the downside of international travel!Thanks to the Wings World Quest for making this introduction – this incredible network of women reminds me of how much stronger we all are when we collaborate. We’re facing some huge challenges in our oceans, but – cliche as it may sound – we can achieve pretty great things when we join forces. Do you have any ideas for how to partner with us? No idea too small or too crazy….
May 15th, 2013
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