Come and hear world plastic pollution experts speak on plastic pollution and solutions in the South Pacific.

Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins from 5 Gyres Institute and guest speakers will explore the issue of plastic pollution with you. Through the science and real life experiences within the sub-tropical gyres they will bring you up to date on the current state of the issue, as well as sharing the latest global and local approaches towards solutions.

For further information: http://hawkesbay.rsnzbranch.org.nz/plastic-pollution-and-solutions-in-the-south-pacific 

Location: National Aquarium, Marine Parade, Napier

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