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To reduce plastic pollution in the world’s oceans through Education and Action. We strive to transform the global perspective on plastic consumption and implement solutions to pollution in our oceans.

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Carolina Sevilla Maurico Cortez
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Mauricio Cortés

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Carolina Sevilla

Mauricio Cortés is the director of 5 minute Nonprofit Foundation. He is also a documentary filmmaker with over 25 years experience in the film and television industry. He has worked in over 120 one- hour documentaries filming underwater marine life, indigenous cultures, and wildlife all over the world.  Mauricio has produced over 100 travel guides for DESTINOS TV, a leading Latin American TV travel channel.

Carolina Sevilla is an environmental activist, Costarrican lawyer, former United Nations diplomat and the founder of 5minuteBeachCleanUp movement a non -profit Foundation. She is also currently the operations director for Latin America for BIONIC YARN, a material engineering company that recovers plastics from coastal and marine environments to transform them into thread and other uses. They have worked with H&M, Moncler and Channel.

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“Our past, our present, and whatever remains of our future, absolutely depend on what we do now.”

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