The same characteristics that make plastic so desirable for commercial purposes--its strength, light weight and durablity--cause plastic in the marine environment to be a serious threat to seabirds, marine mammals, fish, and ourselves. Documentary awarded Gold Medal for Best Environmental Program at the Canadian Waterwalker Film/Video Festival. Troubled Waters aired on more than 50 PBS stations nationwide.
"It is comprehensive, moving, and powerful enough to make any audience aware of the serious threat discarded plastics pose to marine life." -- Science Teacher.
"This fine production motivates viewers to control thoughtless disposal of plastic products." -- Booklist.