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Youths Work to Combat Plastic Pollution at Ocean Heroes Bootcamp in New Orleans

June 4, 2018

Via: Waste360

The first-ever Ocean Heroes Bootcamp, hosted both virtually via Ocean Wise and at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans June 2 to 4, is bringing together nearly 1,000 youths ages 11 to 18 to collaborate with each other and to develop ideas for reducing plastic pollution in their communities.

The bootcamp, which is supported by 10 environmental organizations that have committed to reducing plastic, are challenging youths to come up with effective and efficient solutions for the reduction of plastic straws, which pollute the world’s waters and harm marine life.

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