Film Screening: A Plastic Ocean

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Thursday, November 08, 2018
6:00pm - 8:15pm
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New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford Whaling Museum
18 Johnny Cake Hill
New Bedford, MA 02740

If it was happening in one place, they suspected it was happening in all of them. But the filmmakers needed experts to prove it.

In the center of the Pacific Ocean, 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.

Join the Buzzards Bay Coalition and the New Bedford Whaling Museum on November’s AHA! Night for a showing of this powerful documentary film. Afterwards, stop into the Whaling Museum and the Coalition’s AHA! exhibits to learn what both institutions are doing to help preserve ocean health.

Occupancy in the museum theater is limited. Please register to reserve a seat.

Watch the trailer for A Plastic Ocean below.

Cost: Free

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For more information:
Phone: (508) 999-6363 x205
Category: Buzzards Bay Coalition
Hosted By: Buzzards Bay Coalition & New Bedford Whaling Museum
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This program is supported in part by a grant from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
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