UN Declares War On Ocean Plastic #CleanSeas
Not only are 8 million tons of plastic dumped in coastal waters each year but oceans are also victims of overfishing, acidification and increasing global water temperatures linked to climate change.
South Africa: Plastic Fibres Are Causing Major Harm to Marine Life
The Conversation Africa, 7 March 2017
Next time you take a stroll along your favourite isolated beach, far from any city, take a moment to look down at the high tide mark. You'll almost certainly see small plastic… Read more »
Africa: UN Declares War On Ocean Plastic
IPS, 23 February 2017
The available data is enough for the United Nations to literally declare war on oceans plastic: more than 8 million tonnes of leaks into their waters each year - equal to dumping a… Read more »
Ocean litter has a huge impact on wildlife.
Seychelles News Agency, 10 March 2017
What does a plastic-free Seychelles mean for every day island life? Creative approaches, alternative ideas and biodegradable substitutes. Read more »
Seychelles: Making the Deep Blue Sea Green Again
IPS, 20 February 2017
Kids growing up in the Seychelles think of the ocean as their backyard, says Ronald Jean Jumeau, Seychelles' ambassador for climate change and SIDS. Read more »
UN News, 5 December 2016
Marine debris is negatively affecting more than 800 animal species and causing serious losses to many countries' economies, according to a United Nations report launched today. Read more »