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Feet and Hands, Boats and Dams

By Feet and Hands, Boats and Dams with the Global Alert App

- Published on May 8, 2020 by Ocean Recovery Alliance

Along the Siem Reap River we used our Global Alert app to decide where the hotspots of plastic accumulation were along the river, and then worked with four local villages and their chiefs, along the river, to decide where to put up a series of catchment nets, with the help of the local fishermen. The results were great, and still continue, now bringing pride to the community there for their waters that they are happy to protect.

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Feet and Hands, Boats and Dams
The Point with Doug Woodring

By Robert Grieves

- Published on February 14, 2020 by The Point

"Some people always introduce me as an activist, and I say that's not the right word at all.” In this episode of The Point with Doug Woodring, an environmental entrepreneur, we dive deep into the discussion of one of the most heated topics today - environmental protection, specifically, plastic in the world’s oceans and rivers. What has changed in the past few decades? What is the situation in Hong Kong? How does entrepreneurship change the landscape? And most importantly, are we too late to save ourselves?

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The Point with Doug Woodring
All You Can Eat - Plastic Buffet

By Doug Woodring

- Published on February 7, 2020 by Expat Life in Thailand

The issue of marine litter has finally become “household” discussion around the world, helped by images of all types of ocean wildlife being impacted by plastic of different sizes. This means that we no longer need to explain “why” it matters, but instead, we can go directly into discussions of how they (as a company or government) can make a difference in reducing their plastic footprint.

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All You Can Eat - Plastic Buffet
Plastic Buffet: Both China and the U.S. Have the Opportunity to Innovate on Plastic

By Doug Woodring and Steve Wong

- Published on February 4, 2020 by Harbour Times

Two weeks ago marked a watershed moment for the reduction in plastic pollution in China, the world’s biggest consumer. Though the news has been overshadowed by other recent events, China’s move to reduce the use of single-use plastic is another positive vector supporting the global momentum that is building to slow retail consumption of a material which is often overused and unnecessary.

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Plastic Buffet: Both China and the U.S. Have the Opportunity to Innovate on Plastic
 

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