Celebrate Life Below Water. Eat Blue

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Matthias Oppliger

Matthias Oppliger is Director Partnerships at #tide ocean, spreading the word, connecting the dots and finding synergies. Before that he worked as a journalist, reporting on a broad collection of issues, ranging from politics to business, from urban development to the environment. Even though #tide is eating up most of his time, he’s still sitting down to write from time to time, working on a book about the early beginnings of the climate movement. In his free time, he can be found carrying his one year old son up and down the Swiss Alps.
When you see those ubiquitous pictures of beaches strewn with plastic bottles, or of sea creatures suffocating in plastic waste, you can do one of two things: despair, or, see the waste as what