CCLT Annual Meeting: A Plastic Ocean - Film Showing
Join CCLT at our Annual Meeting to watch this captivating and informative award winning film, A Plastic Ocean.
CCLT Annual Meeting Event Details:
Date: Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Location: Chebeague Island Hall
Film Showing: A Plastic Ocean.
Island School Presentation.
Sarah Lakeman from the Natural Resource Council of Maine will lead a discussion.
CCLT Manifesto Video Premier.
Short CCLT Business Meeting.
FREE EVENT | REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED | ALL AGES WELCOME
ABOUT THE FILM:
Scientists Solving a Jigsaw Puzzle…Gyre by Gyre
If it was happening in one gyre, they suspected it was happening in all of them. But the filmmakers needed experts to prove it.
Scientists were brought in at each stage to analyze the findings from one part of the story to add their data to the overall report on the five gyres.
In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre our researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us.