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Plastic pollution

It is estimated that 10% of the world’s plastic waste finds its way into the sea. The plastic is then broken down into small polymers which marine wildlife mistake for food. Small fish eat the tiny bits of plastic, those fish are then eaten by bigger fish and the plastic contamination moves up the food chain. Through a process called Bio-accumulation

The plastic in the ocean is transported by ocean currents into large patches of plastic. The largest of these patches is the north pacific gyre which has an area twice the size of Texas.






Portfolio

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    Boardmasters 2014
    My Sculpture "What Killed the Whale" now known as "Rusty the whale" was a big part of the Surfers Against Sewage stand at the Boardmasters surf and mu
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    What killed the Whale at Westminster
    Surfers Against Sewage delivered their Marine Litter Report to parliment. We took my sculpture "What Killed the Whale" to be used for the press ph
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    What killed The Whale
    My sculptural piece "What killed the Whale" otherwise know as Rusty the Whale is a replica of a sperm whale that washed ashore in spain having died fr
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    Somersault Festival 2014
    What Killed the Whale at Somersault festival 2014. Surfers Against Sewage is delighted to have been nominated as the official charity partner of th
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    My Sea your Sea Keep It Litter Free.
    MY SEA, YOUR SEA. KEEP IT LITTER FREE! is now ON!! An exciting and interactive exhibition about the issues of marine litter. Featuring 'Trucost Super
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    Mono Prints
      This series of prints were created as part of a surface project. I started the project by producing 100 sketches. From the 100 sketches
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