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Filtering a Plastic Ocean from North Shore Productions on Vimeo.

Filtering A Plastic Ocean profiles ocean activist Marc Ward and his simple invention that removes toxic microplastics from the beach, and therefore the ocean. The film explores the impact these tiny plastics have on marine wildlife and human health, and shows how this groundbreaking technique is making beaches safe for people around the world. Produced and directed by Rory Banyard at North Shore Productions, Inc., in Portland, Oregon. Filtering A Plastic Ocean premiered at the Wild and Scenic Film Festival in January 2016.

Millions of plastic remnants wash up in Astoria
ASTORIA, Ore. -- Marine debris researcher Mark Ward is leading a charge to clean up a tidal inlet near the mouth of the Columbia River.
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Congratulations to Marc Ward for receiving a US Patent! After five years of dedication, the SCF screen system for plastic filtration is certifiably up and running. Armed with Marc's invention, the Blue Wave Microplastic Recovery Team will be coming soon to a beach near you!

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