Stemming the Tide

Our 2015 report on a way forward to eliminate ocean plastic.

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  • Nicholas Mallos, Director of Trash Free Seas at Ocean Conservancy, talking about reducing plastic waste by 50%
  • Andreas Merkl, CEO of Ocean Conservancy talking about the moment of epiphany
  • Andreas Merkl, CEO of Ocean Conservancy, talking about the scope of the problem
  • José Maria Figueres: Get Behind This Report

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