Today is the TEDx Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a gathering of artists, scientists, advocates, and policy makers all addressing the global problem of plastic pollution.  It is being hosted by the Plastic Pollution Coalition in Santa Monica, CA on November 6.

Speakers include Ed Begley, Jr., Beth Terry (of Fake Plastic Fish fame), Van Jones, Andy Keller (founder of ChicoBags), Monica Wilson (director of Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives), and many others on the front-lines of the battle against the plastic monsters of the world.

Watch live streaming here. You can also follow the Twitter Hashtag: #TEDxGP2

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