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Lonely Whale  πŸ‹ Incubator for courageous ideas to save our ocean 🌊 Creators of #StrawlessOcean + #StopSucking πŸ’ͺ Empowering @oceanheroeshq πŸ“² Join @ticktock_world

Spotted: #plasticpollution off the beautiful coastline in Oahu 🌊🏴. ⁣
Because of the ocean’s currents, plastic pollution often collects on the surface into what’s known as a β€œgarbage patch" though #plasticpollution in general is less like an "island" and more like plastic smog. @5Gyres recently reported a "Global Estimate of Plastic Pollution," finding 5.25 trillion particles weighing in at 270,000 tons of β€œplastic smog” worldwide.⁣
πŸ“Ή @jaymgreiner

"So many times I hear people say one person can’t make a difference..."
This year, @stevieyaaaay will be tracking the trash she picks up, counting the pieces, and posting it on her stories as a "tangible way" to track her impact. Tap through to our Stories to watch her takeover. πŸ‘†
How do you track your impact? Let us know in the comments. πŸ’­ #PodSquad

Thanks to these #OceanHeroes, and to @cafcu's Plastic Free Waters program, New York City passed a bill banning expanded polystyrene foam which went into effect on January 1st. πŸ‘
On World Oceans Day 2018, @cafcu with 200 students rallied at City Hall, urging courts to allow the NYC ban on expanded polystyrene (styrofoam) to proceed, demonstrating true youth leadership in action!
πŸ“Έ @ministererik Erik McGregor

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πŸ“Έ @edgar_pacific_photography

Join the ranks of the #OceanHeroes! Check out πŸ‘‰ @OceanHeroesHQ to start your application for the FREE Bootcamp in Vancouver, British Columbia, June 28-30th. #BeAnOceanHero

1,2,3,4, or 5? Shout out your #TurtleTuesday mood in the comments.πŸ‘‡πŸ’
πŸ“Έ @jackson.groves

"I really see ocean conservation as a social justice issue." πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘β£
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson (aka @ayanaeliza) breaks down why protecting ocean health means protecting people too. ⁣
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We rang in NYE with @TheMidwaySF to prove you can #partywithoutplastic and still have a good time. 🎊 Together, we saved over 25,000 plastic bottles in one night and will save another 300,000 in 2019. Stay tuned for more... #CONTAINYOURSELF.
This move was driven by @TheMidwayGallery team & @building180.

Robbie Bond was one of the 2018 #OceanHeroes and is the founder of @kidsspeakforparks ✨. He also was featured in @nytimes Kids’ Edition last month, as one of 20 kids "making the world a better place". -

Tap through to our stories πŸ‘†to get to know Robbie, then check out @OceanHeroesHQ to meet more youth who are taking action!

🎊 #NewYearNoPlastic 🎊
Start 2019 off with a commitment to reduce your use of #singleuseplastic. Let us know in the comments πŸ‘‡ what #plastic you’re leaving in 2018 and tap through to our stories to see what we’re celebrating this #NewYearsEve. πŸ‘€#PodSquad
πŸ“Έ @scottwilsonimagery

🎊 New year, no plastic! We teamed up with @TheMidwaySF to help them transition away from single-use plastic water bottles before the end of 2018. This ocean-friendly move, driven by @TheMidwayGallery team, will save over 25,000 plastic bottles on #NewYearsEve and over 300,000 in 2019... 🀯 Join us in celebrating this exciting commitment and the power of art to influence large-scale social impacts. Details below πŸ‘‡ and DM us if you live in SF and want to learn more! #ContainYourself
πŸ’§21+ Only Event
πŸ’§25,000 plastic bottles saved NYE
πŸ’§Artwork by @yustinaa & @joeldeanstockdill
πŸ’§DJ set by @modeselektor_berlin
πŸ’§Performances by @littledragonflicks @tokimonsta
✨Stay tuned for details on #TheMidwaySF x @building180 x #LonelyWhale exhibition this March!
PS - The Midway is the 1st independent cultural hub to support the city of SF’s commitment to move its properties away from single use plastic bottles.

ICYMI: Applications for the 2019 #OceanHeroes Bootcamp are officially open. 😱 This year, the @OceanHeroesHQ team is taking the Bootcamp to Vancouver, British Columbia. Tap through to our stories to meet @Jamie_s_Margolin, co-founder of @thisiszerohour and one of our 2019 Keynote Speakers! Follow @OceanHeroesHQ for more updates on the program and details on our partners (tagged below). Stay tuned for more behind the scenes stories from our 2019 speakers and the 2018 Ocean Hero Champions! πŸ‘€
πŸ“Έ via @ThisIsZeroHour
2019 #OceanHeroes Bootcamp Partners
πŸ’§ @CaptainPlanetFDN
πŸ’§ @OceanWise
πŸ’§ @UNEnvironment North America
πŸ’§ @WorldOceansDay
πŸ’§ @5Gyres
πŸ’§ @Litterati
πŸ’§ @LostArtOfLoveLetters
πŸ’§ @Algalita
πŸ’§ @BigBlueandYou
πŸ’§ @plasticpdise
πŸ’§ Mommy Greenest (@rachellincolnsarnoff)

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