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Leading the world to a plastic pollution free future

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?

What we do:


RESEARCH

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

EXPEDITIONS

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Starting November 2016, Algalita will embark on an expedition to the Southern Hemisphere to investigate plastic pollution.  Click here to join our crew!

EDUCATION

Algalita bridges real-world science with real-time solutions to inspire teachers and students to find their place within the movement to combat plastic pollution in their own schools and communities.

2017 POPS YOUTH SUMMIT

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Join us at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point, CA Spring 2017 for the 5th annual POPS International Youth Summit – where students from around the world come together to fight for a clean ocean!