Plastic Oceans Foundation

The Plastic Oceans Foundation is a UK charity which has been established to provide a powerful and effective platform that wants to change the world’s attitudes towards plastic. Plastic Pollution has become a man-made global catastrophe. Over the last 60 years plastic has become central to our lives and as a result mankind has subjected the planet to a tsunami of plastic waste. The scale of the problem is exponential.

They are challenging society’s perception that this indestructible substance can be treated as ‘disposable’. They seek to affect behavior through education, marketing, government policy and business solutions. This global issue is coming to a tipping point, with many governments reviewing policy and with consumer awareness at an all-time high. They are approaching the problem through Education and Science Programs along with Business Collaborations, launched to coincide with the global release of our Feature Length Documentary ‘A Plastic Ocean’.

Plastic Oceans has assembled a team of the world’s top scientists and leading filmmakers to produce a powerful, high-end documentary in high definition ‘A Plastic Ocean’. This will play a key role in sending out the message to the world. The team is headed up by film producer Jo Ruxton who was involved in some epic programmes in the past including groundbreaking productions such as Blue Planet, Pacific Abyss, and LIFE. She brings years of experience of working within the BBC Natural History Unit on wildlife documentaries to the Plastic Oceans programme. Accompanied by scientists, conservationists and engineers, the film follows the journey of two explorers as they travel to some of the most remote parts of the world, documenting the environmental issues associated with plastic pollution and its impact on the environment, ecosystems and human health.

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