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Here in the Pacific Islands, the ocean is life. For thousands of years it has provided food, dictated the weather, and served as the transportation system for our people.  Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Marine litter scientists from the UK kick-off work with partners in the South Pacific this week to tackle plastic pollution in the ocean. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
A new project that made its way into the Pacific Ocean to tackle the growing problem of oceanic plastic pollution has finally arrived at the Pacific Garbage Patch, a massive flotilla of floating debris and plastic. Click on the link below to read...
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (...
Our goal is to make ocean-bound plastic a commodity for the future, and we want to take initiatives to prevent plastic from ending up in the ocean in the first place...Click on the link to read the full article. 
Though we share this big, blue planet with thousands of species, human beings don’t always show the respect we should to the animal kingdom. Nowhere is that more apparent than in our waste-filled, polluted oceans and seas. Click on the link below to...
Now that the trials are complete, we can only look forward to the coming months, when we’ll receive news on how the system is performing. Click on the link to read the full article.
...earlier this month, The Ocean Cleanup — a group of engineers, researchers and ocean lovers — kicked off an ambitious and potentially risky plan to directly scoop abandoned plastic out of the ocean. Click on the link below to read the full article...
Now 1,000 nautical miles from Japan, Lecomte's swimming campaign across the Pacific for ocean health and conservation is kicking into high gear.
...the much-anticipated Ocean Cleanup initiative that was created by a Dutch teenager has successfully set sail and is now undergoing its final round of tests before it begins tidying up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Click on the link...