BOOK 6 (EN) – The plastic odyssey 2015

The Race for Water Odyssey, carried out on board a racing trimaran, left Bordeaux, France, on 15 March 2015.
The purpose of this expedition was to visit the beaches of the islands located in the 5 waste gyres.
Objective: to make an initial global inventory of ocean pollution by plastics and highlight the consequences of the latter on populations.

The Race for Water Foundation is dedicated to the preservation of the water and the oceans in particular. Today, seriously under threat from plastic pollution, it is imperative that this essential resource for life is protected.To prevent plastic waste from reaching the waterways and oceans by developing social models and business models that give value to plastic waste and hence encourage its collection.

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