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Imagine a world where the oceans are free of plastic trash…

Algalita envisions a marine environment that is healthy, sustainable and productive for all living creatures, free from plastic pollution.  We believe that together, we can combat the crisis through research, education, and action.  Do you share our vision?

 …the reality is:

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RESEARCH

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As the pioneers in the study of plastic pollution, we were the first to spearhead the research methodology for collecting and analyzing microplastic samples from the ocean. 

EXPEDITIONS

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Captain Moore and his research team continue to monitor one of the most polluted areas of the world – the North Pacific Gyre, home of the swirling vortex of plastic trash. 

EDUCATION

Algalita spreads solutions through international youth-led action campaigns to reduce plastic waste by educating, motivating, and empowering students and teachers.

2016 POPS YOUTH SUMMIT

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Join us at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, CA Spring 2016 for the 4th annual POPS International Youth Summit – where students from around the world come together to fight for a clean ocean!