Ocean Action Hub

5 Dec 2017 - Nations have agreed that the world needs to completely stop plastic waste from entering the oceans.

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21 Nov 2017 - It’s no secret that disposable plastics are strangling the ocean.

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15 Nov 2017 - Some 300 million tonnes of plastic litter the oceans, much of it on the surface, but now even the deepest trenches are affected.

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4 Oct 2017 - If plastic usage continues at current rates, our children’s children are going to be deprived of the chance to experience the ocean’s majestic wilderness that mankind has taken for granted for generations.

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25 Sep 2017 - Most of the oceanic garbage is tiny, confetti-sized bits.

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4 Sep 2017 - Plastic pollution in our seas is depressing – but there are imaginative moves afoot to address the problem.

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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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28 Aug 2017 - There are three main sources.

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16 Aug 2017 - Behavioural evidence suggests marine organisms are not just ingesting microplastics by accident but actively seeking them out as food.

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31 July 2017 - A million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute and the number will jump another 20% by 2021, creating an environmental crisis some campaigners predict wi

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21 July 2017 - Costa Rica has ambitious and innovative plans to boost gains on the economic and social fronts while protecting the environment.

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6 July 2017 - In an indoor "Manchester-drizzle-simulating" rain room at the University of Leeds, and in a laundry lab in Plymouth, research is revealing the unexpected environmental cost of the very clothes on our backs.

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29 June 2017 - Modelling shows that ocean currents can concentrate slow-degrading debris in certain parts of the world’s oceans, leading to so-called ‘garbage patches’

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28 June 2017 - UN Environment and Think Beyond Plastic launch worldwide innovation challenge for university students to fight plastic in oceans.

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22 June 2017 - Rob Lang gives voice to marine life and what they really think about all that junk we've dumped in the ocean.

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

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LOOP www.loop.pe junto a B-Green y Hunter Douglas se unen para realizar la limpieza de la playa San Pedro el día sábado 27

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27/05/2017 - 08:00 to 13:00
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18 May 2017 - Prince Charles and John Kerry invite entrants to devise new ways to avoid plastic waste and make packaging recyclable.
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Indonesia

A social initiative driven by youth in Bali, Indonesia to say NO to plastic bags!

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Cape Verde

Monthly beach clean-ups in Sal island led to plans to establish a recycling facility. 

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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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22 Apr 2017 - UNOPS and We Are The Oceans (WATO) will work together in support of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14.

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11 Apr 2017 - The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and PlasticsEurope are collaborating with the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) on a new project for schools aiming to highlight the imp

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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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Calling teenagers who love the ocean - be the voice of the next generation!
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30/03/2017 - 08:00 to 17:00
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22 Mar 2017 - More than 80 per cent of marine pollution comes from land-based activities.

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21 Mar 2017 - Increased public awareness may herald a success for Kenya's latest ban on plastic bags that has seen abortive attempts in the past

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7 Mar 2017 - Half of the plastic clogging oceans were used only once, says UN resident coordinator Douglas Broderick.

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7 Feb 2017 - Millions of Indonesians depend on oceans to feed their families. Fishermen, ferryboat drivers, tour guides and freight workers. When the ocean suffers, so do lives.

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