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What? A Confetti of Plastic in the Ocean?

Microbeads are getting all of the news, but they are only part of the big problem of microplastics, distributed throughout the world’s oceans. Check out this cute video below – from our friends at Minute Earth – to learn more about this little-known threat to the world’s seas. Take a Stand From...

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A Big Ocean Plastics Problem… And The Huge Imagination to Overcome It

By Allison Cook, Community Engagement Director, The Story of Stuff Project I’ve watched exactly two scary movies in my life – both within the same week when I was in seventh grade. Afterwards, while staying home one afternoon, I convinced myself someone had broken into the house, cut the phone...

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Bon Voyage, Allison!

Our gal Allison is off to the high seas! Yes, it’s true: The Story of Stuff Project’s own Community Engagement Director, Allison Cook, is currently en route from Bermuda to Iceland to get an up-close look at ocean plastics. For this trip, SOSP is partnering with 5 Gyres to bring...

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It’s Time to Replace More with Better

In an ad for a major phone company blanketing TV this year, a circle of doe-eyed children is asked: “who thinks more is better than less?” You know the one—an eager kindergartener answers, “we want more, we want more,” before the commercial voice intones “It’s Not Complicated…” After all, what...

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