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Break Free From Plastic Movement

ABOUT #breakfreefromplastic is a global movement envisioning a future free from plastic pollution. Since its launch in September 2016, nearly 1,500 organizations from across the world have joined the movement to demand massive reductions in single-use plastics and to push […]

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The Problem with Plastic: Working Toward a Solution in Bermuda

A BEST Position Paper written by Sophia Collis ‘The Costs of Plastic Pollution’ – BEST Sept 2019 Position Paper for the Proposed Ban in 2022

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Eco ‘Lunch & Learn’ On Plastic Marine Debris

Bermuda Environmental Sustainability Taskforce [BEST] and the Bermuda College announced the fourth presentation in their series of Eco Lunch & Learns will be held on Thursday, February 28, 2019. Dr. Robbie Smith, Curator of Bermuda’s Natural History Museum, will be […]

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“The Future Doesn’t Suck” Plastic Campaign

Bermuda-headquartered Bacardi and Lonely Whale have joined forces to help rid the environment of single-use plastic, including the goal to eliminate one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020. In addition, Bacardi announced a commitment to review its global supply chain, with the aim of […]

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Plastic Tides Paddlefest and Protect Blue Conference 2018

Interested in ocean conservation? Marine biology? Environmental activism? Innovative change? We’d love to have you join us for this year’s Protect Blue Conference in Bermuda! Attendance is FREE, but space is limited. RSVP to [email protected] to reserve your spot for […]

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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:

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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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