Plastic pollution is a growing problem around the world: it threatens the health of rivers, lakes and oceans, marine life, and eventually human life as fish and marine creatures ingest plastic and toxic chemicals through the food chain.
To promote awareness and understanding of the damaging effects of plastic pollution in waterways and oceans and encourage individual and group action to refuse, reduce, reuse and recycle plastic, starting at home in London.
About the documentary
A Plastic Ocean is an epic global adventure following a documentary film maker and a world record free-diver as they travel the Earth discovering the shocking impact plastic is having on our oceans and the marine animals that live there.
They investigate how our addiction to plastic is impacting the food chain and how our use and inappropriate disposal of this material may be affecting our health and wellbeing.
Stunning underwater footage of all manner of marine life are juxtaposed with floating or submerged rubbish and marine animals caught in plastic webs as the expedition leads the two adventurers to unusual scientific discoveries, heart-breaking truths and important solutions to one of the biggest problems confronting mankind.