I Support the “Say No To Plastic Bags” Coalition

I Support the “Say No To Plastic Bags” Coalition

Each year an estimated 1-million sea birds and over 100,000 marine mammals die from ingesting plastic. Single use plastic bags end up in our landfills and take over 500 years to decompose.

“Bag-It” Movie Premiere at GA Tech Institute

“Bag-It” Movie Premiere at GA Tech Institute

In an effort to raise awareness about the serious issue of Plastic Pollution (and in particular Single-Use Plastic Bags), we have partnered with GA Tech’s Think Green Team and the folks from the GA Tech Surf Club to bring you this award winning documentary which explores how much each of us currently depend on plastic.

Do You Really Need That Bottled Water… Seriously?

Do You Really Need That Bottled Water… Seriously?

The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap.

Killer Plastic Bags Choke Rare Leatherback Sea Turtle

Killer Plastic Bags Choke Rare Leatherback Sea Turtle

THE NIGHTMARE of human pollution was exposed for all to see today when Phuket veterinarians cut open a giant leatherback turtle in a post mortem.

Inside the stomach, the cause of the wonderful creature’s death became apparent. Six plastic bags obstructed the 15-year-old turtle’s digestive system, preventing food from being absorbed.

Tell Congress to protect Sea Turtles

Tell Congress to protect Sea Turtles

Every year, sea turtles travel thousands of miles to return to the beaches where they were born, to lay eggs and start a new generation. Along the way, they face habitat destruction, plastic pollution, and deadly fishing gear.

“Say No To Plastic Bags”… Please!

“Say No To Plastic Bags”… Please!

We learned that the number one pollutant item in our oceans was plastic, and that plastic accounts for the death of over 1-million birds and over 100,000 marine animals including Sea Turtles, Seals and fish.

Plastic bag killed Beaked Whale

Plastic bag killed Beaked Whale

Cetaceans and other marine life regularly mistake plastic bags for jellyfish as the ocean current sometimes forces bags to open and close, mimicking the way a jellyfish swims, whales like Temata will immediately swallow them. Sadly, it’s too late for this whale but hopefully other whales around the Cook Islands will be saved from such an horrendous death – pollution kills.

Sources of Bird Fatalities

Sources of Bird Fatalities

Many birds are killed each year by various forms of human technology and activity. Some of these human-made hazards attract much more attention than do others

GOT PLASTIC ???

GOT PLASTIC ???

What does Plastic have to do with an organization dedicated to the preservation of endangered species? Did you know that the number one item which is polluting our oceans in Plastic Bags? Did you know that America consumes over 1-Billion single use plastic bags each year?