Some inspirational talks for you to watch!
Captain Charles Moore
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.
What if we knew which toxic chemicals each of us carries within our bodies? Would we fix the current mismatch of material science and product design? Would we change the way we consume? Emily Penn has seen the worst we humans have done to this planet and its oceans and yet it still took a simple blood test to fully open her eyes.
Artist Dianna Cohen shares some tough truths about plastic pollution in the ocean and in our lives -- and some thoughts on how to free ourselves from the plastic gyre.
How does one person tackle a global, and at times overwhelming problem? And why are we flushing plastic down the toilet? In this funny, playful and moving talk, award-winning environmental campaigner Natalie Fee reveals how you can disrupt big industry from your back room … and how you can change the world, one flush at a time.
Michiel De Smet
In an age where we are encouraged to reuse and recycle our waste, we are becoming more aware of what we use. However is this enough? Or is there more that we can be doing to improve the long-run welfare of our environment?