National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20418

(Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro)

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, nonprofit organization of the country’s leading researchers. The NAS recognizes and promotes outstanding science through election to membership; publication in its journal, PNAS; and its awards, programs, and special activities. Through the National Research Council, the NAS provides objective, science-based advice on critical issues affecting the nation.

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Films showing at this venue

TuesdayMarch 21
6:30pmA Plastic Ocean102 mins, ( Freshwater & Oceans )In the center of the Pacific Ocean gyre our researchers found more plastic than plankton. A Plastic Ocean documents the newest science, proving how plastics, once they enter the oceans, break up into small particulates that enter the food chain where they attract toxins like a magnet. These toxins are stored in seafood’s fatty tissues and eventually consumed by us.Ticket Information