May-June Visit to Chile Report Now Available in the Chile 2016 - 2017 Section


Noted CNN journalists, Senior International Correspondent,  Nick Paton Walsh, and Ingrid Formanek, CNN Senior International Producer, joined Captain Moore for an in-depth conversation for their forthcoming Environmental Project, tentatively titled "Plastic Planet".                

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Captain Moore was interviewed several times during his May -June visit to Chile.  Here he is featured in the first edition of the new Chile magazine, El Explorador.  You can read it in Spanish here.

This country takes plastic pollution very seriously and the populace, including children, are highly active in their roles as environmental caretakers.  

Captain Moore was very pleased to be interviewed for the publication and was additionally honored by being given the distinction of gracing the cover.



June 16 - Screening of the film "Trashed" with presentation by Captain Moore at Surfrider Event held at Don the Beachcombers in Huntington Beach.  Well attended event with many dedicated plastic pollution activists.

June 8 - Click here to watch the video of Captain Moore in Chile speaking about "The Plastic Curtain of Ignorance"

June 1 - Click here to see a TV Interview in Spanish with Captain Moore and Martin Thiel, Professor of Marine Biology. 

May 30 - 31 - Coquimbo

May 27 - Ciencias Del Mar Conference, Universidad de Concepcion

 May 25 - Punta Lobos Reciclaje Conference, Pichilemu

May 20 - Universidad Catolica deNorte, Antofagasta

 May 17 - Enactment of the Law of Extended Producer Responsibility in Chile

Today,  I celebrated the signing of the Law of Extended Producer Responsibility in Chile with the Minister of the Environment for the Arica, Chile area by giving students from Escuela D-4 Republica de Israel a lecture on plastic pollution.  Seremi, the Environment Minister, illustrated the concept of six kilos of plastic for one kilo of zooplankton by having one student hold one book and another student hold six books, standing side by side.  These young folks were another school of Forjadores Ambientales, "Environmental Pioneers". 

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