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Donate your Bottle Return to Help us Clean up the Ocean!

Plastic Ocean Video from Green Marketing on Vimeo. For a moment we invite you to think about the ocean… Not that beautiful blue thing you see in commercials or the view from above. Think about what is in our oceans and what increases every day. Think about what it is doing to us and to Read More

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Tell Canada to support the bill that will tackle the global plastics crisis

SIGN THE PETITION NOW Canadians toss out a massive amount of plastic every year, including almost 3 billion plastic bags. Much of this plastic ends up in the ocean where it causes serious harm to marine animals: straws stuck up sea turtles nostrils, plastic debris starving seabirds and tiny microplastics entering the food chain. Corporations, like Read More

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Video: Blue Planet II with Sir David Attenborough on the Ocean Plastic Pollution Epidemic

Sir David Attenborough’s haunting message on plastic pollution in the oceans… with social media responses (clip)   The full Blue Planet II Episode 7 can currently be watched in entirety here: http://dai.ly/x6c0vx8   MORE CLIPS: GET INVOLVED WITH OCEAN CONSERVATION at BBC HELP THE OCEAN LEGACY FOUNDATION CONTINUE TO CLEAN UP PLASTIC POLLUTION HOTSPOTS BY Read More

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Let’s Talk Trash: Oceanfront Cleanups – In the News

Let’s Talk Trash Team / Powell River Peak February 9, 2018 08:00 AM PLASTIC PROBLEM: Powell River area residents keen to participate in removing plastic debris that washes up on local beaches after storms can organize a beach cleanup on a sunny afternoon with the help of Powell River Regional District’s Let’s Talk Trash Team. Read More

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Zoe Dechanel Video: There are tiny pieces of plastic in your seafood!

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SIGN NOW: E-1415 PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Re: Marine Debris

https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Sign/e-1415 E-1415 PETITION TO THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA Whereas: Plastics in our oceans, lakes, rivers and other bodies of water pose a dire threat to sensitive ecosystems, wildlife, communities, and individuals; and Plastics make their way into these bodies of water in a variety of ways including: storm water outfalls; global ocean tides and currents; Read More

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Lush Cosmetics: Cleaning up plastic pollution with Ocean Legacy

The hardworking staff at Ocean Legacy, a Lush Charity Pot partner, see the devastating effects of plastic pollution every day. Their work focuses on educating the public about how plastic pollution affects the marine environment; they even take groups of volunteers to remote locations off the coast of British Columbia to clean up marine debris. Read More

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Video: From the Beach to the Sorting Facility by Crystal Chan, Surfrider Vancouver

From the beach to Local sorting facility from Crystal Chan on Vimeo. Come help make a difference 🙂 From now until October 20th the Ocean Legacy foundation along with friends is hosting marine debris sorting as a part of their 14 day upcycle challenge! Read more on their initiative here http://oceanlegacy.ca/the-2nd-annual-14-day-upcycle-challenge-is-on-oct-7-20-2017/ Learn about what your Read More