Organizations and Websites
Plastic Pollution Coalition (http://plasticpollutioncoalition.org/)
Plastic Pollution Coalition is a global alliance of individuals, organizations and businesses working towards a world free of plastic pollution and its toxic impacts.
5 Gyres (http://5gyres.org/ )
We sponsored one of their trawls in 2010. They are doing amazing work.
Since 1997, Captain Moore has made numerous research voyages to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch Gyre aboard the ORV Alguita, resulting in a body of authoritative research publications and data and educational programs.
Written by the folks at the Surfrider Foundation whose mission is the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network.
Midway Journey (http://www.midwayjourney.com/)
Chris Jordan and his team bring vivid images and videos of the devastation that plastic is causing on one of the remotest island on the planet, Midway Island.
Plastic Debris (http://www.plasticdebris.org/)
The Plastic Debris, Rivers to Sea Project seeks to minimize the land-based discharges of marine debris. Just like ocean-based marine debris, land-based discharges of human-made debris are comprised mostly of plastics.
Rise Above Plastic (http://riseaboveplastic.blogspot.ca/)
By OceanRevolution.org. A global movement of people and organizations working for the common cause of a healthy, wild, productive planet.
Plastic Soup Foundation (http://plasticsoupfoundation.org/eng/)
The Plastic Soup Foundation (PSF) wants to bring a halt to the increasing plastic pollution of marine environments. The intent of the PSF is to staunchly prevent more plastic ending up at sea.