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Find us on Facebook: Clean Up the Oceans Concert Group

 

2016

Buy tickets for 2016 Clean Up the Oceans Concert

2016 Concert Poster

 

SQUAMISH & MUSQUEAM CULTURAL SIEMS


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DEBRA SPARROW

 

KEY NOTE SPEAKERS


Maria Westerbos,
CEO
Plastic Soup Foundation
Beat the MicroBead Campaign

Jo Ruxton,
Co-founder
Plastic Oceans Foundation

Peter Mieras,
Owner
Rendezvous Dive Adventures

Dr. Esther Gies,
Researcher
Vancouver Aquarium Ocean Pollution
Research Program

Dr. Carin Bondar,
Marine Biologist,
Filmmaker and Television Host

 

MASTER OF CEREMONIES


Cäsar Jacobson

 

LIVE MUSIC BY

 

ARTISTS


Martin Williams
Visual Artist

Christian Klausen
Visual Artist

Winadzi
Visual Artist

Peter Harder
Visual Artist

 

ACTIVITIES

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GreenSeeds
Music Society
Kids Corner

 

MEDIA PARTNERS

 

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

CONTRIBUTING PARTNERS

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SILVER SPONSORS


CPIA
MARINE LITTER

 

SPONSORS

 

MEDIA SPONSORS

 

SUPPORTERS

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FOOD BY

 

Buy tickets for 2016 Clean Up the Oceans Concert

2015

The first ever Clean Up the Oceans Concert hosted by UpGyres in July 2015 at Stanley Park made a statement that went beyond raising awareness of plastic pollution in the ocean; it was about what we can achieve together with industry, businesses and individuals and, together, we helped convince the Canadian Government to ban microbeads from consumer products nationwide.

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2014

POF Invitation Oct 8, 2014

 

Australian environmentalist, Tim Silverwood (Take 3) and Canadian adventurer Adrian Midwood (Ocean Ambassadors [and UpGyres Advisor]) are sailing from Sydney to Brisbane this January to raise awareness of the impact of plastic pollution on our oceans and wildlife.

 

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2013

We are demonstrating a desktop version of the plastic to oil technology at Science World From September 28 to October 27, 2013. In association, partnership and collaboration with; and the support of:

 

 

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World Oceans Day June 8, 2013

“Science World is excited to partner with Upcycle the Gyres Society for World Oceans Day, June 8th, where we will be sifting through beach sand samples from all over Metro Vancouver looking for micro plastic pieces.  Together, we aim to raise awareness on plastics in our oceans and on our beaches and engage with our visitors to promote caring for our environment.  Our efforts for the day will be handed over to Upcycle the Gyres Society to upcycle into useable oil.”

-Paul Botha, Science World Program Specialist.

 

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