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A Plastic Ocean (2016)

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Journalist Craig Leeson teams up with diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans.

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Craig Leeson

Writers:

Craig Leeson, Mindy Elliott (additional writing)
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Credited cast:
David Attenborough ... Self - Special Contributor (as Sir David Attenborough)
Sylvia Earle Sylvia Earle ... Self - Special Contributor (as Dr. Sylvia Earle)
Ben Fogle ... Self - Royal Geographical Society
Craig Leeson Craig Leeson ... Self
Barack Obama ... Self
Jo Ruxton Jo Ruxton ... Self - Marine Conservationist
Tanya Streeter Tanya Streeter ... Self
Ivan Varela Ivan Varela ... Doblaje al Español
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A Plastic Ocean begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this adventure documentary, Craig teams up with free diver Tanya Streeter and an international team of scientists and researchers, and they travel to twenty locations around the world over the next four years to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect. Written by Anonymous

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We need a wave of change.

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Documentary

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Dr. George Bittner: Over ninety percent of all plastics that don't have BPA nonetheless release chemicals having estrogenic activity.
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27 August 2020 | by bastosSee all my reviews

I'm getting tired of documentaries that don't even try to be neutral on the subject they cover. This is more propaganda than science and it bothers me that such an important matter as this one is given this kind of treatment. Instead of giving us a serious look on how this came to be and scientific ways to try and solve the problem, it just throws at us shocking imagery and shouts "OMG look how bad this is!!". Very disappointed.


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UK | Hong Kong

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2017 (Netherlands) See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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16:9 HD
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