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Working Partner Update: Captain Charles Moore’s TED Talk

| Written by Neil Seldman | No Comments | Updated on Sep 21, 2017 The content that follows was originally published on the Institute for Local Self-Reliance website at

The following video is the latest report on the research on ocean plastics from Captain Charles Moore, Algalita Marine Research, Long Beach, CA. Captain Moore and Neil Seldman of ILSR are co-chairmen of the Save the Albatross Coalition, a project of Zero Waste International Alliance.

From TED:

Capt. Charles Moore of the Algalita Marine Research Foundation first discovered the Great Pacific Garbage Patch — an endless floating waste of plastic trash. Now he’s drawing attention to the growing, choking problem of plastic debris in our seas.

This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page.
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