Oct 17, 2017 | 6:30 PM | Tuesday

Event Location

501 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Neighborhood: Downtown Baltimore

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As part of the National Aquarium's Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture Series, founders of 5 Gyres, a foundation to reduce marine pollution, discuss efforts to remove plastic from the ocean. This lecture will include a book signing for Dr. Eriksen's new book.


Start on : October 17, 2017 6:30 PM Tuesday
End on : October 18, 2017 8:30 PM Wednesday

Event Details

On Tuesday October 17 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm The National Aquarium's Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture Series will feature Marcus Eriksen and Anna Cummins, from 5 Gyres Institute, to present “JUNK Raft: Our Journey Toward More Ocean, Less Plastic.” Founders of 5 Gyres, this couple met while researching the North Pacific gyre and vowed to dedicate their lives to solving the problem of marine pollution. Their organization completed the first plastic research expeditions across the South Atlantic and South Pacific gyres and collaborated with international scientists to publish the first global estimate of total plastic in the ocean. This lecture will include a book signing for Dr. Eriksen’s new book, “JUNK Raft.”

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