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  • Plastic Free Ocean
    shaped buoy marked course set up alongside the world famous Huntington Beach Pier The new SUP Boarder Cross format had competitors sporting helmets jerseys and big fast SUP boards Overall waterman skills were tested as competitors raced through shore break to the end of the pier then in and out of the surf again before running up the beach to the finish It was definitely the most fun event of the season said elite SUP competitor Brandi Baksic Read more DP World Leading Marine Port Terminal Operator Partners with Plastic Free Ocean Submitted by admin on Mon 12 27 2010 18 37 Building on its commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship global port operator DP World has become the lead corporate sponsor of Plastic Free Ocean Serving the world s shipping needs from locations in 31 countries and growing DP World is one of the largest marine terminal operators with 50 terminals including some of the world s largest and busiest ports and has 11 new facilities and major expansions currently under development DP World s team of nearly 30 000 people serves customers in many of the most dynamic economies in the world Read more Tom Jones Finished Big in the Campaign for a Plastic Free Ocean Now We Need Your Contribution to Implement the Plan Submitted by admin on Sun 08 08 2010 09 37 Tom Jones world record finish was big indeed with coverage by New York metro area media and especially by great stories aired nationally by FOX NEWS Tom successfully completed one of the most grueling ultra endurance events ever undertaken Now we are asking you to join us in a task of huge importance To date we have raised 1 3 of the 500 000 needed to create a model program for cleaning up the world s oceans and tidal zones We are now getting the national news coverage that this story deserves and it is making a difference but your contribution is needed to make the Plastic Free Ocean mission a reality A number of organizations continue to study the scope and composition of plastic that is accumulating in the five ocean gyres This is valuable from a scientific standpoint but it is not directly addressing what we now know is the largest killer of marine wildlife and the single most insidious and pervasive human health threat The time has come for aggressive action Plastic Free Ocean has gathered the critical information and identified the necessary technology In the simplest and most abbreviated form here is what your contribution can do Read more Be a Part of the New World Record Submitted by admin on Sun 08 01 2010 22 53 If you are a SUP enthusiast who can be in the New York City area on Thursday August 12th you can paddle into New York City with Tom Jones as he sets a new World Record To find out how you can participate read on Read more Own a Piece of Sports

    Original URL path: http://www.plasticfreeocean.org/ (2015-03-27)
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  • SEA Pacific Crossing – Preview of things to come | Plastic Free Ocean
    Action Contact Next year s Ocean Research Crossing Adventure will combine the most challenging ultra endurance event ever attempted and the most important environmental research of the decade Connect to PFO Become a Mission Supporter Check out the photo and video galleries Read the research news articles The more you know the more you will care and the more you will be able to do to protect wildlife your health and the global environment Join us now The Cause Plastic filled ocean A 100 human caused disaster Plastic free ocean A 100 human accomplishable goal Click here to read about the plastic threat and what you can do about it Research News Links Click here for titles and links to studies news and articles Looking Ahead This coming July Tom Jones will do a 500 mile SUP event circumnavigating Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia This event will be to benefit the Safe Surfin Foundation which protects children from Internet predators and will also help raise funds for next year s paddle across the open Pacific from California to Hawaii ORCA Expedition to launch April 2013 Tom Jones will standup paddle across the open Pacific from California to Hawaii directly through

    Original URL path: http://www.plasticfreeocean.org/node/55 (2015-03-27)
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  • BPA Linked to Autism – Even at Low Doses | Plastic Free Ocean
    can be transgenerational and that the dysfunction and behaviors associated with autism can be directly linked to BPA exposure Fortunately some manufacturers and food packagers are seeing the writing on the wall and beginning to take action to eliminate BPA Japanese and European companies are far ahead in this area It takes some research to find out which companies are still using BPA but the most recent large independent study showed that the following companies were still resisting change Coca Cola ConAgra Chiquita Dean Foods Del Monte General Mills Hershey J M Smucker Kellogg Kraft McCormick PepsiCo Sara Lee Sysco Hormel and Unilever Your calls emails and letters to these companies citing this new study WILL make a difference Note that the plastic lining in food and beverage cans much more so than bottles is the biggest problem This is another major reason to be eating fresh food and staying away from the canned food aisles Main menu Home Photo Video Galleries Donate About Us Events Research News Take Action Contact Next year s Ocean Research Crossing Adventure will combine the most challenging ultra endurance event ever attempted and the most important environmental research of the decade Connect to PFO Become a Mission Supporter Check out the photo and video galleries Read the research news articles The more you know the more you will care and the more you will be able to do to protect wildlife your health and the global environment Join us now The Cause Plastic filled ocean A 100 human caused disaster Plastic free ocean A 100 human accomplishable goal Click here to read about the plastic threat and what you can do about it Research News Links Click here for titles and links to studies news and articles Looking Ahead This coming July Tom Jones

    Original URL path: http://www.plasticfreeocean.org/node/54 (2015-03-27)
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  • Environmental disaster in the Maldives | Plastic Free Ocean
    the decade Connect to PFO Become a Mission Supporter Check out the photo and video galleries Read the research news articles The more you know the more you will care and the more you will be able to do to protect wildlife your health and the global environment Join us now The Cause Plastic filled ocean A 100 human caused disaster Plastic free ocean A 100 human accomplishable goal Click here to read about the plastic threat and what you can do about it Research News Links Click here for titles and links to studies news and articles Looking Ahead This coming July Tom Jones will do a 500 mile SUP event circumnavigating Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia This event will be to benefit the Safe Surfin Foundation which protects children from Internet predators and will also help raise funds for next year s paddle across the open Pacific from California to Hawaii ORCA Expedition to launch April 2013 Tom Jones will standup paddle across the open Pacific from California to Hawaii directly through the Northern pacific Gyre The accompanying support and research vessel will be the home for a scientific team from one of the world s leading marine

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  • New technology makes Zero Waste possible | Plastic Free Ocean
    world economies anywhere that sufficient waste is generated to feed the processes most of which are highly scalable both up and down Foreign investment to create these facilities would be self protective and profitable while helping the local economies Government subsidies and support would certainly accelerate progress but these facilities make great sense as business investments Plastic waste and dangerous waste of all kinds kill more wildlife and cause more health problems than any other cause Many of the most devastating environmental impacts and diseases are directly linked to improper use handling and disposal of plastics and other forms of waste It s sad indeed that an investment smaller than the Facebook IPO could clean up vast areas of the world save millions of sea creatures create tens of thousands of jobs generate useful products and energy from waste and protect the health of hundreds of millions of people It s not that we don t like Facebook we do but we think we should care and invest at least as much to protect the environment that sustains us and every other living thing Main menu Home Photo Video Galleries Donate About Us Events Research News Take Action Contact Next year s Ocean Research Crossing Adventure will combine the most challenging ultra endurance event ever attempted and the most important environmental research of the decade Connect to PFO Become a Mission Supporter Check out the photo and video galleries Read the research news articles The more you know the more you will care and the more you will be able to do to protect wildlife your health and the global environment Join us now The Cause Plastic filled ocean A 100 human caused disaster Plastic free ocean A 100 human accomplishable goal Click here to read about the plastic threat

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  • 82 Videos About Reducing Waste | Plastic Free Ocean
    motivational We can all make a difference In a future article on this theme we will ask you to think of plastic not as an evil in itself but as a truly useful and valuable material that requires responsible use and better behaviors and systems in households businesses and municipalities We hope you ll enjoy browsing these videos and find some information that you can use reducing waste Main menu Home Photo Video Galleries Donate About Us Events Research News Take Action Contact Next year s Ocean Research Crossing Adventure will combine the most challenging ultra endurance event ever attempted and the most important environmental research of the decade Connect to PFO Become a Mission Supporter Check out the photo and video galleries Read the research news articles The more you know the more you will care and the more you will be able to do to protect wildlife your health and the global environment Join us now The Cause Plastic filled ocean A 100 human caused disaster Plastic free ocean A 100 human accomplishable goal Click here to read about the plastic threat and what you can do about it Research News Links Click here for titles and links to studies news and articles Looking Ahead This coming July Tom Jones will do a 500 mile SUP event circumnavigating Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia This event will be to benefit the Safe Surfin Foundation which protects children from Internet predators and will also help raise funds for next year s paddle across the open Pacific from California to Hawaii ORCA Expedition to launch April 2013 Tom Jones will standup paddle across the open Pacific from California to Hawaii directly through the Northern pacific Gyre The accompanying support and research vessel will be the home for a scientific team from

    Original URL path: http://www.plasticfreeocean.org/node/51 (2015-03-27)
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  • Surf Race to Victory Benefits Plastic Free Ocean | Plastic Free Ocean
    same wave in Anthony Vela angled to the north and narrowly beat Mitchell in a foot race to the finish to take home the 1 500 1st prize Jake Jensen of Australia took 3rd Fernando Stalla of Mexico took 4th and Chuck Patterson grabbed 5th Candice Appleby Miss SUP 2010 took 1st in the women s finals with Brandi Baksic finishing close behind in 2nd and Gillian Gibree taking 3rd The awards ceremony was held at the corner of Main Street and Pacific Coast Highway at the Surfers Walk of Fame Competitors and spectators wrapped up the evening with the Hinano fashion show and Post Race Party at Duke s restaurant A raffle was held for Victory Koredry and Hinano fashion items The proceeds were donated to Plastic Free Ocean We thank long time sponsor Victory and Hinano and all the participants for their support Main menu Home Photo Video Galleries Donate About Us Events Research News Take Action Contact Next year s Ocean Research Crossing Adventure will combine the most challenging ultra endurance event ever attempted and the most important environmental research of the decade Connect to PFO Become a Mission Supporter Check out the photo and video galleries Read the research news articles The more you know the more you will care and the more you will be able to do to protect wildlife your health and the global environment Join us now The Cause Plastic filled ocean A 100 human caused disaster Plastic free ocean A 100 human accomplishable goal Click here to read about the plastic threat and what you can do about it Research News Links Click here for titles and links to studies news and articles Looking Ahead This coming July Tom Jones will do a 500 mile SUP event circumnavigating Smith Mountain Lake

    Original URL path: http://www.plasticfreeocean.org/node/49 (2015-03-27)
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  • DP World, Leading Marine Port Terminal Operator, Partners with Plastic Free Ocean | Plastic Free Ocean
    in 2009 The kickoff event worked with Kone Cranes and RECIFS a local dive club to collect 100 TEU twenty foot equivalent container units of waste from three recreational ports near the Algerian capital With the help of Plastic Free Ocean DP World will assure that plastics collected via Clean Ports campaigns are properly disposed of and will work to educate local communities about the dangers of plastic refuse These programs will be supported in part by DP World s supplier Liehberr a leading manufacturer of heavy lift and refrigeration equipment DP World s sponsorship and other growing support for the Plastic Free Ocean mission recognize that plastic waste kills more marine wildlife than any other non natural cause and that dangerous and excessive uses of plastics improper disposal and insufficient recycling are creating the most serious and insidious worldwide threats to human health DP World s global reach and engagement with the communities in which it operates will help Plastic Free Ocean build awareness and educate consumers and businesses in areas that we would otherwise never reach The most exciting aspect of this partnership is DP World s willingness to use the company s engineering and logistics expertise to help us create a cleanup program that can serve as the model for other organizations and agencies around the world to rid the oceans of plastic waste Main menu Home Photo Video Galleries Donate About Us Events Research News Take Action Contact Next year s Ocean Research Crossing Adventure will combine the most challenging ultra endurance event ever attempted and the most important environmental research of the decade Connect to PFO Become a Mission Supporter Check out the photo and video galleries Read the research news articles The more you know the more you will care and the more you

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