Ocean Action Hub
18 Mar 2019 - This report provides recommendations, advice and practical...
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27 Apr 2018 - Learn more about the serious problem of plastic in the ocean with this infographic.
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6 Apr 2018 - Plastic. A truck load of the moldable, powerful, indestructible stuff is dumped into our oceans every minute.

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21 Mar 2018 - ​A major new report for the UK Government has highlighted the huge economic potential presented by the world’s oceans.

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20 Mar 2018 - Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) are working on

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2 Nov 2017 - The Emerald City is eliminating millions of plastic straws thanks to a collaboration between activists, business and the maker of a marine-safe alternative to a ubiquitous product. Now the campaign is moving to other major cities.

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19 Oct 2017 - The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy design challenge has awarded $1 million to six innovators who are taking the plastic out of packaging and redesigning the ways people consume common products.

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29 Aug 2017 - Plastic debris in the ocean is an emerging global environmental issue, with densities up to 580,000 pieces per square kilometer documented and high concentrations found along

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12 July 2017 - New rules are urgently needed to protect life in the open seas, scientists have warned.

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11 July 2017 - All of the members of the U.S. Aquarium Conservation Partnership are eliminating single-use plastic within their own venues, including plastic straws and single-use plastic take-away bags.

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5 July 2017 - South African clean-up associations are preparing well in advance for clean-ups that are planned for neighbourhoods, water sources and beaches around the country as part of Clean-up and Recycle SA Week in September.

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19 June 2017 - Dell has begun shipping its XPS 13 in materials made in part from 

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Netherlands

A not-for-profit foundation based in the Netherlands, The Ocean Cleanup develops advanced technologies to rid the world’s ocean of plastic.

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2 May 2017 - There will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050, environmentalists have warned.

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25 Apr 2017 - Single use plastic that is used and thrown away often ends up in the ocean. A few years back it was estimated there was $100 Billion dollars worth of this material in our oceans.

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24 Apr 2017 - Just in time for Earth Day 2017, Adidas has taken further steps towards helping to end plastic pollution by releasing three new sneaker models woven from marine plastic debris.

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20 Apr 2017Adidas is releasing special limited edition versions of four Major League Soccer (MLS) kits as part of its ongoing eco-innovation partnership with ocean conservation group Parley for the Oceans.

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31 Mar 2017 - Adrian Grenier, founder of Lonely Whale Foundation and actor, discusses his new Strawless Ocean initiative and why he's decided to make a positive impact on our oceans.

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29 Mar 2017 - Rothy's, a US fashion startup, are making women's shoes out of recycled plastic bottles.

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20 Mar 2017 - The sports shoes feature an upper made from recycled waste plastic recovered from the sea

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3 Mar 2017 - Norton Point is manufacturing sunglasses made from the huge amounts of plastic cleaned up from ocean coastlines, reinvesting profits in research, education and development efforts that help reduce the impact of ocean plastic.

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2 Mar 2017 - Recycling plastic represents as much as $120 billion in annual revenues; some tech companies are trying to seize that opportunity.

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26 Feb 2017 – An unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter within five years was launched this week by UN Environment, the United Nations agency formerly kn

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UN Environment's #CleanSeas initiative aims to eliminate single-use plastic bags and microplastics in cosmetic products by 2020. Pledge your commitment here!

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21 February 2017 - Consultations on the zero draft of the 'Call to Action' will begin on 7 March. The preparatory meeting for the UN Ocean Conference took place on 15-16 February 2017, in

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20 Feb 2017 - Surfers Against Sewage's (SAS) 'Message in A Bottle' campaign is expected to pass the 250,000 milestone by the time it is discussed in the UK Parliament in May.

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Indonesia

Indonesia - The Indonesian Waste Platform (IWP) was established in October 2015 as a 'hub' connecting stakeholders who are involved in solutions on land-based and marine-based waste from a

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The plastic issue and how Plastic Energy is contributing to a solution.

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This study summarizes the state of our knowledge on sources, fate and effect of...
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18-year-old Boyan Slat combines environmentalism, entrepreneurism and technology to tackle global issues of sustainability.

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