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Clean Our Oceans: The Impact of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

With Thanks to David in Denver, CO for sharing this article about cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch: http://www.bbcleaningservice.com/great-pacific-garbage-patch.html

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Impact of plastics on ocean and wildlife

Bernews: September 10, 2016 The National Geographic’s Short Film Showcase recently featured “A Plastic Sea” short film by Justin Lewis and Michelle Stauffer, which was filmed in Bermuda and looks at the impact single-use plastics have on oceans and wildlife. […]

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Plastic Pollution Is Worse Than You Could Possibly Imagine…

“MIDWAY is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy.”

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Photos: Plastic Tides Team Visits Bermuda

The Plastic Tides Team visited Bermuda as they undertake a circumnavigation of the island in order to raise awareness of the #BeatTheBeadBermuda campaign alongside BEST. The Plastic Tides team visited in June 2014 and returned with their flights being sponsored by […]

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Beat the Bead – Useful links and Articles

Here you can find links and articles regarding microbeads and micro-plastics: Articles Teen keen to help reduce ocean pollution (Royal Gazette, Jan 18, 2016) Magnus joins campaign to tackle microbeads (Royal Gazette, Sep 10, 2015) Facial Scrubs Release 94,500 Toxic Microbeads in Each […]

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Campaign Statement: Beat the Beads Bermuda

In anticipation of the upcoming visits by Plastic Tides and 5 Gyres, two of a number of organizations working actively on the issue of micro-plastics and microbeads in the world’s oceans, the Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce (BEST) has joined with […]

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