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SCRIPPS-RADY OCEAN PLASTIC POLLUTION CHALLENGE

Rethink how we protect marine conservation and cultural areas from plastic pollution.

Congratulations to the winner of the Challenge: Team SD Zero!


The Scripps-Rady Ocean Plastic Pollution Challenge brings together 29
 solutions-oriented participants from a broad array of different fields of work and study.

Meet the participants below, and through stories and interviews on the blog!

Click to view a slideshow of quotes from participants, mentors, judges, and more! (coming soon)

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Total Participants: 50

Professionals: 31
Students: 19
Universities
represented: 13

Locations

United States: 42
States represented: 10
International: 8
Countries represented: 5

Fields of work & study

Marine and natural sciences, traditional ecological knowledge, behavioral sciences, data science, business, law, policy, resource management, community engagement, and more!

MEET the teams competing in the finale hackathon Challenge June 7-8, 2021!

Participants worked together is two sets of teams during the program. First, the research component of the program during March - May, 2021. (see below). Then, teams were remixed for the 2-day grand finale challenge June 7-8, 2021 (see above!).