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3 edition of Plastiki found in the catalog.

Plastiki

across the Pacific on plastic, an adventure to save our oceans

by David de Rothschild

  • 5 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Chronicle Books in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marine resources conservation,
  • Environmental conditions,
  • Description and travel,
  • Plastiki (Boat)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby David de Rothschild, as told to Jim Gorman ; foreword by Achim Steiner
    ContributionsGorman, James, 1949-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsG477 .R68 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25001576M
    ISBN 109781452100029
    LC Control Number2010043046

    Plastiki The Plastiki before David Cameron's environmental advisor, de Rothschild helped to write the commentary for the book Antarctica - The Global Warning. De Rothschild is a Huffington Post contributor, commenting on environmental issues. In early he also Born: 25 August (age 41), London.   The point was to draw attention to the gross waste and pollution of the Western world, and in this he succeeded brilliantly - now there is the book. In it he recounts the extraordinary Pacific-crossing voyage of the Plastiki, an innovative and mostly untested sixty-foot sailing catamaran that floats on 12, reclaimed plastic bottles.

    Explorer, global green leader, and eco-TV host David de Rothschild recounts the extraordinary journey of the Plastiki, an innovative and mostly untested sixty-foot catamaran that floats on 12, reclaimed plastic was a voyage that took de Rothschild and a five-person c miles from the U.S. to Australia, sailing through rarely traveled, dangerous waters, risking their lives.   David de Rothschild talks about the building of the Plastiki, a boat made entirely of recyclable plastics, which he plans to sail across the Pacific Ocean. Still haven’t subscribed to .

      A National Geographic “emerging explorer,” David de Rothschild talks to Green Prophet about plastic, and how adventures inspire change and action. We wrote about the trip from San Fran to Sydney in a boat made from thousands of plastic bottles. And we reviewed the Plastiki book. Now we bring it all together in this exclusive [ ]. For courses in Plastics, Materials and Manufacturing found in departments of mechanical, industrial or manufacturing technology or engineering; also for any beginning course in Plastics in engineering or technology programs. This book is designed to introduce plastics to a wide range of students who need to either gain, improve, or refresh their knowledge of plastic materials and s: 1.


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De Rothschild's bible in this philosophy is the book Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the. 'Plastiki' book captures boat's epic ocean journey (photos) A year after David de Rothschild's all-plastic craft traveled from California to Australia, a new book examines the project close-up.

Explorer, global green leader, and eco-TV host David de Rothschild recounts the extraordinary journey of the Plastiki, an innovative and mostly untested sixty-foot catamaran that floats on 12, reclaimed plastic was a voyage that took de Rothschild and a five-person c miles from the U.S.

to Australia, sailing through rarely traveled, dangerous/5. David on Plastiki In this photo from the book, David de Rothschild is seen aboard the boat, having just sailed underneath the Golden Gate Bridge on the date of departure.

Tweets by @Plastiki. WHAT WE’RE DOING. FACEBOOK > TWITTER > INSTAGRAM > FOR YOUR CURIOSITY. From the Expedition Photos Videos Original Website My Plastiki > Pledge to reduce your plastic footprint. Email Us. We would love to hear from you. [email protected] The Plastiki is part inspired by the famous Kon-Tiki voyage - the expedition, led by Thor Heyerdahl, sought to prove that Polynesian settlement by South American explorers was possible.

He did this by assembling a raft made from carved out balsa husks, and then floating west from Peru utilizing the trade winds. This is an early idea by the PlastikiFile Size: 1MB. Expedition: Plastiki CNN takes viewers along the journey to follow the boat's progress, learn more about the environment and see the challenge faced by crossing the world's largest ocean on a.

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SUMMARY: A TV host discusses the journeys of Plastiki, a foot boat made of 12, plastic bottles that trave miles from the U.S. to Australia, with the boat's creators aiming to call attention to the effects of plastic garbage on the world's oceans, in a book that includes photos, maps, journal entries, plans and sketches.

The Plastiki Expedition. 16K likes. Dreams= Adventures= Stories= inspiration= PLASTIKIFollowers: 16K. Follow the extraordinary journey of the Plastiki, a boat built from o recycled plastic drinking bottles, as Adventurer David De Rothschild attempts to sail the boat across the Pacific from San Francisco to Sydney.

Read More. Plastiki: 12, Bottle Boat on Facebook. Plastiki Across the Pacific on Plastic: An Adventure to Save Our Oceans (Book): Rothschild, David de: Explorer, global green leader, and eco-TV host David de Rothschild recounts the extraordinary journey of the Plastiki, an innovative and mostly untested sixty-foot catamaran that floats on 12, reclaimed plastic bottles.

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David de Rothschild’s Plastiki (Chronicle Books, ) rekindles my love of books. If you haven’t heard the name yet, Plastiki is a vessel and an adventure: It is explorer David de Rothschild’s project to build a catamaran of plastic bottles (12, of them “glued together”, the text notes, with adhesives made of sugar and cashew nuts.

Log into Facebook to start sharing and connecting with your friends, family, and people you know. Fans of the Plastiki expedition can read all about the project at And now, they can read expedition leader David de Rothschild's official account of the project in his new book.

At a.m. on Maprecisely on time, the Plastiki, a "boat made of 12, plastic bottles," and the brainchild of banking heir David de Rothschild, set sail from a berth in Sausalito.

Starting from microstructure and physical properties, the book covers the mechanical, chemical and electrical properties of plastic materials, and also deals in detail with wider plastics issues that today’s engineers and materials scientists need such as manufacturing processes and the design of plastic products.

Read More. The route taken by Plastiki includes travelling through the Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch, a highly concentrated area of plastic in the deep North Pacific amount of plastic trash that is accumulated in this garbage patch and Plastiki’s firsthand effort to make the viewers and activists aware of the piling garbage is indeed worth appreciating.

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But in his new book Plastiki – Across The Pacific On Plastic: An Adventure to Save Our Oceans, David de Rothschild chronicles something even more important: the human spirit’s remarkable compass.

Nine riveting chapters filled with anecdotes, diary entries from the crew, and op-eds from other eco-pioneers are imbued with the kind of tenacity.