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A Plastic Ocean

Did you miss the free showing of the film A Plastic Ocean in July? Your in luck! Join us for a free encore showing of the film A Plastic Ocean to learn about how plastic is harming our oceans and marine animals. The movie will be shown at The Big Green Screen Theatre located in the Tom Ridge Environmental Center and is sponsored by S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie. Seating is limited to 175 people. Please RSVP by calling the Big Green Screen Theatre at 814-838-4123.

Friday, September 14 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1, Erie, PA 16505-2042

Bureau

State Parks

Categories

Educational Programs

Region

West

Target Audience

Children, Senior Citizens, Families

Cost

Free

Exact Location

Big Green Screen at Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 301 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505

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Gerald Enrique

Gerald Enrique 9/24/2018

Scientists were brought in at each stage to analyze the findings from one part of the story to add their data to the overall report on the five gyres.

In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues, and eventually consumed by us. sad truth. #plasticocean
Gerald | www.egreenroofingsolutions.com