Monday, May 25, 2009

Plastic Ocean: A Journey to the Pacific Gyre

Please join us on Wednesday, May 27, at the Aquarium of the Bay in San Francisco for a presentation about plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

6:30pm - 9:30pm

Aquarium of the Bay - Pier 39
The Embarcadero & Beach St
San Francisco, CA


An evening of education and networking about plastic with the team who saw it first hand: Dr. Marcus Eriksen, PhD, and Anna Cummins from the Algalita Marine Research Foundation and the JUNK Raft.

6:30 - Networking, plastic art, eco film shorts, visit the aquarium, drinks and snacks

7:30 - Program on Plastic in the Ocean

- Local Shorts (5 - 10 minutes)
- Kathleen Egan, Stop the Plastic Wave, SF Surfrider
- Eli Saddler,
- Linda Hunter, The Watershed Project

- Main Event (1 hour)
- Introduction by Mark Massara
- Dr. Marcus Eriksen, PhD, and Anna Cummins
- Q&A

Learn about what is happening in the Pacific Gyre and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch that is growing from plastic pollution.

Please RSVP as space is limited!!

Brought to you by:
Algalita Marine Research Foundation
JUNKride 2009
San Francisco Chapter of Surfrider
Aquarium of the Bay
The Watershed Project