Rubber Jellyfish with Carly Wilson
Carly is a wildlife conservationist, and maker of the "Rubber Jellyfish" documentary film, which reveals the shocking jellyfish-like shapes that balloons burst into when they are released into the air and how this is affecting sea turtles who mistake these items for prey. We talk about how Carly's journey from bat balls to busting balloon myths, and making maiden movies.
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