Kawenu school children won first place in the singing competition to promote the ban on plastics in Vanuatu. Click on the link below to read the full article.
National Geographic Launches Planet or Plastic?, a Multiyear Initiative to Reduce Single-Use Plastics and Their Impact on the World?s Oceans
The June Issue of National Geographic Magazine Looks in Depth at How Single-Use Plastic Impacts Our Planet. Click on the link below to read the full article.
The remote paradise islands which inspired Charles Darwin are being swamped with plastic that is threatening endangered wildlife. Once pristine beaches on the Galapagos Islands are now covered with fishing nets, broken buoys, rope and other...
French endurance athlete Ben Lecomte just set out to become the first person to swim across the entire Pacific Ocean—a feat that will take more than six months if he logs eight hours in the water a day. More than a physical challenge, the swim is an...
Ben Lecomte is a long-distance swimmer who, in 1998, became the first person to ever swim across the Atlantic Ocean. Now, he"s gearing up to attempt to swim the across the Pacific Ocean to raise awareness for plastic pollution.Click on the link...
The Volvo Ocean Race Science Programme has found levels of plastic in areas of the Southern Ocean " the world's remotest ocean - that have never before been tested.Click on the link below to read the full article.
Plastic carrier bag found 36,000ft below ocean surface as world?s deepest trench becomes rubbish dump
A plastic carrier bag has been found 36,000ft below the ocean's surface - as the world's deepest trench is revealed to have become a rubbish dump.\Click on the link below to read the full article.
A campaigner from Wimbledon will row across the Pacific Ocean in June to raise awareness of plastic pollution. Click on the link below to read the full article.
A haunting cover image on the June issue of National Geographic is circulating online, suggesting the plastic pollution we see is just the tip of the iceberg. Click on the link below to read the full article
Great Pacific Garbage Patch plastic removal system could become 'world's biggest piece of marine debris', critics say
In 2012, an 18-year-old Dutch entrepreneur told a TEDx audience he was designing a device to clean-up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Click on the link below to read the full article.