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£875raised of £1,000 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £875 to The Ocean Clean Up

    London
    Funded on Friday, 2nd August 2019

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    Story

    My name is Alex, I'm 17 and ever since I began exploring the underwater world through various activities, I noticed the ever increasing damage that is being done to our marine life.

    In the past decade, there has been a huge rise in the amount of plastic and other litter found in our beautiful oceans today. Unfortunately, this means many marine environments are suffering, with different species being killed everyday by rubbish.
    Sometimes it feels as though there isn't much we could do. Not everyone has the time and money to single handedly clean up the Ocean, however the Ocean Clean Up Project, founded by an 18 year old Dutch inventor Boyan Slat, has come up with a new machine that can trap litter and plastic in the ocean across large distances, without having an impact on the marine life!

    By raising funds we can help the already growing project advance forward and develop further technologies as well as carrying out the clean up! Even a small donation will have a big impact!

    Read More about the project at https://www.theoceancleanup.com

    Or contact me on my facebook page :) https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100009490892697

    Thanks to everyone :)

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    • Alex Wood6 months ago
      Alex Wood

      Alex Wood

      6 months ago

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/environment/2019/04/dead-pregnant-whale-plastic-italy Shocking 😥 Let's stop this!!! 💪

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    6 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 8/1/2019 19.49

    Supporters

    9

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 1, 2019

    • Anthony

      Anthony

      May 23, 2019

      Good luck with this project Alex

      £50.00

    • Debra Bookbinder

      Debra Bookbinder

      May 22, 2019

      Actually I don’t know Alex but my friend Teresa has asked for donations in lieu of a Birthday present but on Facebook you can’t give the Gift Aid so am trying here!

      £10.00

    • Christopher Wood

      Christopher Wood

      Apr 10, 2019

      £500.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 8, 2019

      Great job you're doing there, Alex

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 4, 2019

      £25.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 4, 2019

      £25.00

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    Alex Wood

    Alex Wood

    London

    Just another human being looking out for the world we live in. Huge Marine fan, helping to stop the destruction of the planet we call home!

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