Did you know that each year 8 million tons of plastic waste are dumped into our ocean?

Dr. Jambeck
Dr. Jenna Jambeck is an assistant professor at the University of Georgia.

On Monday, August 10 at 11:00AM, Dr. Jenna Jambeck, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia and expert in ocean plastic pollution, will share her study “Plastic waste inputs from land into the ocean,” published in the journal Science in January 2015.  Her study has received the attention of both the public and private sectors, the scientific community, and civil society. http://www.sciencemag.org/content/347/6223/768

This activity will take place in the context of the upcoming international Our Ocean Conference 2015 to be held in Valparaiso on October 5 and 6.

The event will take place at  415 Quebec (metro:  Salvador), Providencia, Santiago. Please confirm your attendance by emailing americanacademy@utalca.cl. We hope to see you there!