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Plasticity Bangkok at UN's Sea of Solutions Week

By Plasticity Forum

- Published on November 11, 2019 by Ocean Recovery Alliance

Plasticity Bangkok, a one-day intensive business forum focused on solving the problem of plastic pollution says that reincarnation is the key. Reincarnation of plastic, that is. The global forum, which was launched at the Rio+20 Earth Summit, believes that retrieving plastic from the environment and giving it a purposeful second life is central to success. Plasticity’s mantra of success through business innovation has taken the globe-trotting forum to 12 major international cities since Rio in 2020. On November 12th, the Plasticity Forum makes its long-awaited debut in Bangkok.

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Plasticity Bangkok at UN's Sea of Solutions Week
Plastic Whale Breaches for Sky

By Straits Times Singapore

- Published on November 8, 2019 by Straits Times Singapore

“Who knew that diving among a bunch of plastic trash would become the catalyst for Doug Woodring to eventually be nominated and voted in as an Honor Administrator in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame? That is the long road that Doug has taken from diving along the coastlines of Asia to being inducted in the Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,” asked Steven Munatones.

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Plastic Whale Breaches for Sky
Woodring from Ocean Recovery Alliance Honored in Int'l Swimming Hall of Fame

By Mark Agnew

- Published on October 30, 2019 by South China Morning Post

Hong Kong open-water swimming race organiser and environmental entrepreneur Doug Woodring has been given a place in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF). He has been at the forefront of initiatives to develop the sport and protect the marine environment, the IMSHOF said. Woodring, who used to work at Merrill Lynch Asset Management, started his journey to environmental activism when he began to organise swimming events.

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Woodring from Ocean Recovery Alliance Honored in Int'l Swimming Hall of Fame
Int'l Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

By Steve Munatones

- Published on October 28, 2019 by Open Water Swimming

“Who knew that diving among a bunch of plastic trash would become the catalyst for Doug Woodring to eventually be nominated and voted in as an Honor Administrator in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame? That is the long road that Doug has taken from diving along the coastlines of Asia to being inducted in the Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida,” asked Steven Munatones.

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Int'l Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame
 

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