• Nearly 600 Million Pounds Of Plastic Are Now Floating In Our Oceans

  • Feb 2 2023
  • Durée : 12 min
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Nearly 600 Million Pounds Of Plastic Are Now Floating In Our Oceans

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  • Nearly 600 Million Pounds Of Plastic Are Now Floating In Our Oceans


    Dr. Richard Oppenlander 

    • http://www.comfortablyunaware.com

    • Book – Food Choice and Sustainability


    #RichardOppenlander #ClimateChange #Environmental Activism


    Dr. Oppenlander and his work have been featured in a number of documentary films including the following, in which he served as lead science consultant:

    1. Cowspiracy

    2. Food Choice 

    3. Seaspiracy


    Dr. Richard Oppenlander is a sustainability consultant, researcher, and author whose award-winning book, Comfortably Unaware has been endorsed as a must-read by Ellen DeGeneres, Dr. Jane Goodall, and Dr. Neal Barnard, among others. Dr. Oppenlander’s most recent book titled, Food Choice and Sustainability, has won numerous awards including the International Book Award for Social Change, and the Green Book Festival Award, and is being used by think tanks and strategists for developing initiatives to advance change. 


    Dr. Oppenlander is a much sought-after international lecturer on the topic of food choice and how it relates to sustainability, speaking most recently to the European Parliament , and he has served as the lead consultant for full length environmental documentary films such as Cowspiracy, Food Choice, Cowspiracy, and others. He also serves as an advisor to world hunger projects in developing countries and with municipalities in the United States, receiving an honorary award from the Hawaii Senate for his pioneering work regarding their food choice-environment connection. 


    Dr. Oppenlander has extensively studied the effect our food choices have on our health and the immense impact those choices have on our planet. His research has taken him to nearly every area in the United States and to numerous other countries on nearly every continent. He is president and founder of an organic plant-based food production company and education business, co-founder of an animal rescue and sanctuary (with his wife, Jill), developer of the first environment-food choice academy course of study and subsequent ambassador program, and has given hundreds of lectures, presentations, interviews, and open discussions on the topic of food choice. 


    Dr. Oppenlander has been a keynote speaker within numerous festivals, conferences, and events, while presenting lectures and workshops at numerous universities and colleges. He has been a featured guest on a number of radio shows, and has contributed to numerous magazines and books. With his work, Dr. Oppenlander addresses the fact that our current choices of foods are causing Global Depletion-the loss of our land, water, food supply, biodiversity, energy resources, and our own health as well as negatively impacting climate change, and that various irreversible tipping points have been already reached. 


    In compelling fashion, Dr. Oppenlander reveals serious inefficiencies and unsustainable practices in our current food production system and explores unique solutions. Along the way, Dr. Oppenlander challenges audiences with new insights regarding how this has happened, exposing our cultural, social, educational, political, and even media influences.  He is the founder and president of Inspire Awareness Now, a non-profit organization committed to education and creating change in the world as it relates to food choice and optimizing the long-term health of our planet. 


    To Contact  Dr. Richard A. Oppenlander go to comfortablyunaware.com



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