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Oceans of Trash: Tackling Marine Plastic Pollution

The Washed Up project is pleased to announce a panel discussion presented by Hunter College’s East Harlem Art Gallery and CUNY's Institute for Sustainable Cities:

Oceans of Trash: Tackling Marine Plastic Pollution

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Hunter College's Silberman School of Social Work Auditorium

2:30 - 5PM with a reception to follow.

Featured panelists include the organization 5 Gyres, who recently published the first global estimates of plastic in our oceans, Carson Farmer, a Hunter College professor whose interests include urban impacts on the world’s oceans, and Alejandro Durán. The presentation will include the first screening of the short documentary on Washed Up, directed by Stefanie Durán, which explores Alejandro’s process and vision behind this ongoing project.