5 Gyres empowers action against the global health crisis of plastic pollution through science, art, education, and adventure.

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5 Gyres · [email protected]
February 12, 2020 at 8:12 PM

BREAKING: Groundbreaking legislation launched with Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act!

BREAKING: Groundbreaking legislation launched with Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act! BREAKING: Groundbreaking Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act launches! Senator Udall (D-NM) and Representative Lowenthal (D-CA) i…
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
January 15, 2020 at 8:05 PM

Entering 2020 with 20/20 vision.

Entering 2020 with 20/20 vision. The film is now live! You read the report, now you can watch the short documentary about the San Francisco Bay Microplastics Project where we discovered over 7 trillion pieces of plastic…
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
December 11, 2019 at 6:52 PM

DOUBLE your impact with matching funds!

DOUBLE your impact with matching funds! EXCITING NEWS: DOUBLE your donation through 12/31!   Thanks to our amazing partners, Stasher and Patagonia, your gift will be matched up to $20,000. That means every dollar is worth $…
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
November 7, 2019 at 11:41 PM

Does plastic trash get on your nerves?

Does plastic trash get on your nerves? Our work is just getting started. Our TrashBlitz app was used globally for the first time as massive movement, Break Free From Plastic coordinated 1,600 NGOs and organizations in discovering the mo…
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
October 1, 2019 at 8:06 PM

SF Bay Microplastics Symposium is TOMORROW!

SF Bay Microplastics Symposium is TOMORROW! Join us virtually! Did you know that science sometimes take a long time to see results from? Like three years long. Our Science Programs Director, Carolynn Box has been diligently working on a…
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
September 12, 2019 at 5:33 PM

Meet our new Executive Director!

Meet our new Executive Director! New developments, new initiatives, and a new ED! Meet our new Executive Director, Air! Chck out this video to get to know the newest member of the 5 Gyres Family! …
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
September 3, 2019 at 7:33 PM

Have you called your legislator about SB54?

Have you called your legislator about SB54? Help California lead the way with legislation. You still have a chance to reduce plastic pollution! Have you called your legislator yet? Every day, more and more people are becoming aware o…
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
August 16, 2019 at 11:18 PM

Oh no! Our newsletter played favorites!

Oh no! Our newsletter played favorites! We love all our partners equally.  Oh no! A part of our newsletter played favorites and only linked to one of our partners. But we've got too many awesome partners to let that happen. Check out al…
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5 Gyres · [email protected]
August 16, 2019 at 10:11 PM

Expedition 2019 has docked!

Expedition 2019 has docked! The Galapagos are truly a wonder to behold. The Galapagos made us fall in LOVE with the ocean all over again! In the words of our crew member, Val Godden, we're "still in-awe of last week’s #5gyeresexpedition…
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The 5 Gyres Institute · [email protected]
July 23, 2019 at 4:29 AM

Welcome to the fight against plastic pollution!

Welcome to the fight against plastic pollution! Thanks for signing up to get the latest updates from 5 Gyres!  Welcome to the global plastic pollution movement. Our focus is on upstream solutions, which includes individual behavior, corpor…