Katherine O’Dea took over the Director Role at Save Our Shores a non-profit that protects and promotes the ecological integrity of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sancturary at the beginning of October. She is a seasoned sustainability expert, non-profit leader and conservationist. She has experience working across a range of sustainability issues like resource conservation, waste prevention, biodiversity, habitat restoration, water quality and climate change for organizations like Business for Social Responsibility, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, and Green Blue Institute. Katherine is also an expert on product and packaging sustainability and identifying pathways for abating plastic waste, which comprises so much of the debris in our marine environments and ocean gyres.
Status of Oceans and Plastic Pollution
November 24, 2015 from our The 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste, Video Panels Watch Andrew Almack of Plastics for Change, Dianna Cohen of Plastic Pollution Coalition, Katherine O'Dea of Save Our Shorea and Marcus Eriksen of 5 Gyres Institute talk about opportunities for status of oceans and plastic pollution as part of the 2015 Global Dialogue on Waste