5 Gyres Expedition

SEA CHANGE EXPEDITION 2015

Joan Hall was a crew member on the research expedition with the 5 Gyres Institute aboard the schooner, the “Mystic”. They sailed from Miami to The Eleuthera Islands documenting plastic in the ocean from June 2nd -June 4th. She joined a crew of scientists, artists and activists including Jack Johnson and ocean conservation activist Celline Cousteau.

Once landing she attended the youth summit on the island, a 3-day gathering of activists, artists, scientists, educators and island youth to explore and generate solutions to plastic pollution for island nations around the world

5Gyres is a non-pro#t organization dedicated to conducting communicating about the global impact of plastic

5 Gyres is a non-profit organization dedicated to conducting communicating about the global impact of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, while developing strategies to eliminate the accumulation of plastic pollution in the 5 subtropical gyres. They are a leader in the global movement against plastic pollution. To learn more about this organization, visit www.5gyres.org

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