05 May 'Beyond Drifting, Imperfectly Known Animals', the new book by Mandy Barker, encapsulates in miniature the much larger environmental problems of an imperfect world. It will be presented, published and exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London from 5 May 2017. Order it here: http://bit.ly/2oUfFG8 More Information
06 May 'Keep Norway Clean' organizes their yearly beach cleanup where about thousand volunteers can clean up their local beaches to help reach a litter-free Norway. It is part of the 'Beach Clean Week'. Read more here (In Norsk): http://bit.ly/2ouOUGI More Information
07 May The second edition for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Marine Litter, hosted by the Open University in the Netherlands starts May 22nd. Enrollment for the second edition is already open here: https://www.marinelittermooc.org/learn/marine-litter-mooc-may-2017. More Information
09 May After more than 3 years of researching microfiber pollution caused by washing synthetic clothes, in the context of the Mermaids Life+ project, the Plastic Soup Foundation will present the results during a press conference at the Conscious Hotel in Amsterdam. Note: this press conference is invite-only. More Information
18 May The Plastic Soup Foundation organizes the yearly Business Angel event on the fortress island Pampus.
26 September - 29 September The "International Conference on Microplastic Pollution in the Mediterranean Sea" will be held in Hotel la Rezidenza in Capri, Italy. The conference will focus on one of the most actual and dangerous source of marine pollution: microplastics. Read more in this brochure: http://bit.ly/2nAmJaI More Information