Monday, September 21, 2020

Sylvia Earle To Co-Host Twitter Chat On Plastics In The Ocean


“Her Deepness” and Mission Blue founder Dr. Sylvia Earle will co-host a Twitter chat session this week on plastics in the ocean.

In a tweet issued Thursday, February 23rd, Mission Blue said:

“You voted; we listened: #PLASTICS are top of mind. So, we’re having a super-charged #twitterchat called #moreoceanlessplastic! Join in!”

The chat will take place Wednesday, March 1st at 10:00 a.m. U.S. Pacific Time, and in addition to Earle and Mission Blue will also be co-hosted by the non-profit 5 Gyres Institute.

The 5 Gyres Institute will also co-host a “Summit for Solutions” next month in conjunction with the South Carolina Aquarium and the Lonely Whale Foundation in Charleston, South Carolina.

The summit will take place on March 30, 2017 at the Charleston Gaillard Center. For more info, check out the 5 Gyres website.

John Liang
John Liang
John Liang is the News Editor at He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.


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