Ocean Conservancy- Global Garbage

Project AWARE Announces International Cleanup Day Report 2009

Project AWARE Announces ...

Six million tonnes of debris enter the world’s oceans every year wreaking havoc on underwater creatures and environments every day. For 16 years, Project AWARE Foundation has led underwater and shoreline cleanup efforts in partnership scuba divers worldwide and Ocean Conservancy.
World marine debris totals 10 mln pieces in 1-day cleanup

World marine debris tota...

More than 10 million pieces of trash were plucked from the world’s waterways in a single day last year. But for Philippe Cousteau, the beach sandals that washed up in the Norwegian arctic symbolized the global nature of the problem of marine debris.
Grupo recolhe 10 mi de fragmentos de lixo das águas pelo mundo

Grupo recolhe 10 mi de f...

Mais de 10 milhões de peças de lixo foram colhidas das correntes marítimas do mundo em um único dia ano passado, divulgou nesta terça-feira (13) o grupo Conservação Oceânica.
The Pacific Garbage Patch: Myths & Realities

The Pacific Garbage Patc...

Over time, a few misconceptions about the Garbage Patch have been commonly repeated, and scientists are working to convey accurate information to the public.
Ocean Conservancy Report: Trash in Our Ocean has Become One of the Worst Pollution Problems We Face Threatening Ecosystems, Wildlife, and Coastal Economies

Ocean Conservancy Report...

Today, Ocean Conservancy releases Trash Travels: From Our Hands to the Sea, Around the Globe, and Through Time the only global snapshot of the marine debris problem facing wildlife, economies and marine ecosystems. Nearly 500,000 volunteers around the world combed their local beaches...