Plastics have become an integral part of our daily lives with virtually everything we do and much of the food and drink we consume involving the use of plastics in some form or other. However our throw away society is polluting large areas of the world’s oceans with plastics, threatening marine life and food chains. How did it get there? What are the practical solutions? And is it time to re-evaluate how we use and reuse plastic?
David de Rothschild, Founder of Adventure Ecology and leader of the Plastiki exhibtion
Dr Simon Boxall, Oceanographer, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton
Sylvia Earle, Oceanographer, Founder of Mission Blue and Explorer In Residence at The National Geographic
Edwin Broni-Mensah – Founder of GiveMeTap
Professor Richard Thompson, School of Marine Science and Engineering, Plymouth University
The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) has chosen London’s Brick Lane area as the focus for a new self-guided walk that is free to access online via the Discovering Britain website, and ViewRanger walking app.
14 August 2018
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