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Care About the Ocean? Think Twice About Your Coffee Lid

Known by some as a floating rain forest, the Sargasso Sea is named for the free-floating seaweed Sargassum and provides food and shelter for a vast variety of wildlife. However, those same currents carry a huge amount of plastics that eventually break down in the water and are eaten by fish and other species. The toxic chemicals intensify as they move up the food chain through these animals — right onto our plates. This 12-minute short film is a straightforward look at the impact that single-use plastics have on oceans, wildlife and humans.

Care About the Oceans? Think Twice About Your Coffee Lid by by Justin Lewis and Michelle Stauffer, featured in National Geographic's Short Film Showcase.

Read more about the film in Sustainable Brands' full article.

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