Ecoboats: The Solution That Floats

Every minute, around two garbage trucks worth of plastic winds up in the ocean. How are people around the globe tackling the problem of plastic pollution? 

In this video and lesson plan, students will learn about how people in Douala, Cameroon, are using plastic bottles in a very inventive way—by transforming them into boats! This unique idea solves two problems at once: pollution and a shortage of fishing boats.

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