Category Archives: Videos


‘A Plastic Tide’, Sky News Ocean Rescue, January 2017

If you are going to watch a documentary this weekend, make it this one!  Sky News Ocean Rescue have produced an excellent 45 minute special report, first aired on TV in January 2017, with the latest research from the UK and abroad. Intelligent, accessible and to the point – be prepared to feel crushed, moved and called to action all at the same time. It also makes you realise that there are a lot of amazing and inspiring people out there. If you have kids, do watch it together. Read more about Sky News Ocean Rescue here.

‘The Smog of the Sea’ by Jack Johnson

The Smog of the Sea chronicles a 1-week journey through the remote waters of the Sargasso Sea in search of the infamous “garbage patches” in the ocean’s gyres. it is beautifully shot and accompanied by Jack Johnson’s lovely music. Marine scientist Marcus Eriksen invited onboard an unusual crew to help him study the sea: renowned surfers Keith & Dan Malloy, musician Jack Johnson, spearfisher woman Kimi Werner, and bodysurfer Mark Cunningham become citizen scientists on a mission to assess the fate of plastics in the world’s oceans. A mesmerising and very interesting 30 minute documentary.


Jeff Bridges has a message for us. And it’s loud and clear. Do watch this through to the end – otherwise you will only see the depressing bits and miss the practical advice about the little but vital changes we can all make to our daily routines. Show this to your kids – they understand stuff like this intuitively. Thank you to the Plastic Pollution Coalition for this video and their amazing work.


The Plastic Oceans Foundation is a UK charity that wants to change the world’s attitudes towards plastic and be part of the solution. Plastic Oceans has assembled a team of the world’s top scientists and leading film makers to put together this documentary over the past four years. Film producer Jo Ruxton was also involved in groundbreaking productions such as Blue Planet, Pacific Abyss, and LIFE.

Sir David Attenborough introduces the documentary: