Net without Litter

 

UNITED NATIONS / ONU

Welcome to the Regional Seas website
http://www.unep.org/regionalseas/marinelitter/default.asp

COBSEA - Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia Homepage
http://www.cobsea.org/index.html
http://cobsea.org/activities/activities_strategic_pollution.html

Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities
http://www.gpa.unep.org/

International Maritime Organization
http://www.imo.org/Conventions/contents.asp?doc_id=678&topic_id=258#garbage

NOWPAP-Northwest Pacific Action Plan
http://www.nowpap.org/index.php
http://www.nowpap.org/ML.php

Oceans and Law of the Sea
http://www.un.org/Depts/los/index.htm

UN Atlas of the Oceans
http://www.oceansatlas.org/

 

AFRICA

flipflop (i was)
http://www.uniqueco-designs.com/

 

NORTH AMERICA / AMÉRICA DO NORTE

5 Gyres - Researching & Communicating Plastic Polution in the Worlds Oceans
http://5gyres.org/index.php

5th International Marine Debris Conference
http://www.5imdc.org/

7 In the Ocean
http://sevenintheocean.wordpress.com/

A Whale of a Problem!
http://teamjefferson.blog.com/

Algalita Marine Research Foundation - Marine Research, Education and Restoration
http://www.algalita.org/index.html

Alice Ferguson Foundation: Environmental Education and Environmental Action on the Potomac River. Accokeek, Maryland
http://www.fergusonfoundation.org/index.html

All the Way to the Ocean
http://www.allthewaytotheocean.com/

American Chemistry Council
Plastics Division
http://www.americanchemistry.com/s_plastics/sec.asp?CID=1106&DID=4260

ANNA HEPLER
http://www.annahepler.com/
http://pressherald.mainetoday.com/story.php?id=239107
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/12/sculptors-take-on-great-pacific-garbage-patch.php

California Coastal Commission, Public Education Program. Marine Debris
http://www.coastal.ca.gov/publiced/marinedebris.html

Clean Ocean Action
http://cleanoceanaction.org/

Dive Into Your Imagination - The Garbage Patch
http://www.diveintoyourimagination.com/news/the-garbage-patch

Documents, Reports, Laws, Regulations and Treaties about the Problems Associated with Marine Debris
http://www.epa.gov/owow/oceans/debris/docsregs.html

Exploring waste, from coast to coast. | Trash Trip
http://www.trashtrip.com/

Flotsametrics and the Floating World
http://www.flotsametrics.com/
http://beachcombersalert.blogspot.com/

GarbagePatchCleaners.org
http://www.garbagepatchcleaner.org/home

gARTbage
Teresa Espaniola
http://www.gartbage.org/

GrassRoots Garbage Gang Rag
http://www.ourbeach.org/index.html

Gulf of Alaska Keeper
http://www.goak.org/

Heal the Bay
http://www.healthebay.org/

Judith Selby Lang
Richard Lang
http://www.beachplastic.com/beach_plastic/Greetings.html

KBB - Keep Bermuda Beautiful
http://www.kbb.bm/index.html

Keep Martin Beautiful
http://www.keepmartinbeautiful.org/

Keep Oceans Clean!
http://www.keepoceansclean.org/intro/

LitterProject
http://www.litterproject.com/

Lost Fishing Gear | The SeaDoc Society
http://www.seadocsociety.org/lostfishinggear

Marina Trash Skimmer by Marina Accessories - Bellingham, WA
http://www.marinatrashskimmer.com/

Marine Cleanup Initiative, Inc. (MCII)
http://www.marinecleanupinitiativeinc.org/
http://marinecleanupinitiativeinc.blogspot.com/

Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation
http://www.mcafoundation.org/index.html

MarineDebrisSolutions.org
http://marinedebrissolutions.com/

National Healthy Beaches Campaign. Promoting clean, safe and healthy beaches.
http://www.healthybeaches.org/

National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce; Coast Guard, Department
of Homeland Security (DHS)
Definition of Marine Debris for Purposes of the Marine Debris
Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act
http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/E9-21261.htm
http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2009/pdf/E9-21261.pdf
http://205.153.241.230/env_regs/09_03_09.html

NH Marine Debris to Energy Project
http://www.nhmarinedebris.org

NOAA Marine Debris Blog
http://marinedebrisblog.wordpress.com/

NOAA Marine Debris Program
http://marinedebris.noaa.gov/welcome.html

Ocean Conservancy: International Coastal Cleanup
http://www.oceanconservancy.org/site/PageServer?pagename=icc_home

Oceanic Defense - Activation Through Education
http://www.oceanicdefense.org/index.html

OceanGybe: A Global Research & Outreach Expedition to Protect the World’s Oceans.  - Welcome to OceanGybe.com
http://www.oceangybe.com/

Pam Longobardi
http://www.pamlongobardi.com/

PITCH-IN CANADA - Litter control, recycling, reduce, reuse, beautification
http://www.pitch-in.ca/Marine/E-Marine1.html

Plastic Debris Rivers to Sea Conference | September 7-9, 2005
http://conference.plasticdebris.org/

Plastic Debris Rivers to Sea Project
http://www.plasticdebris.org/

Plastic Forever
http://www.plasticforever.blogspot.com/

Plastic in the Sea and Water
http://www.mindfully.org/Plastic/Ocean/ocean.htm

Plastic Pollution Coalition
http://plasticpollutioncoalition.org/

Plastics are Forever
http://www.plasticsareforever.org/

Plastics at SEA | North Atlantic Expedition | Sea Education Association (SEA)
http://www.sea.edu/plastics/index.htm

Plastics. Too Valuable to Waste. Recycle.
http://2valuable2waste.com/blog/

Project AWARE Actions
http://projectaware.wordpress.com/

Project Kaisei - Capturing the Plastic Vortex
http://www.projectkaisei.org/index.html

Project Vortex
http://www.projectvortex.org/

RISE ABOVE PLASTICS
http://www.riseaboveplastics.org/
http://riseaboveplastics.blogspot.com/

San Diego Clean Beach Coalition
http://cleanbeachcoalition.org/

San Francisco Save The Bay
http://www.savesfbay.org/

Save The Waves Coalition
http://www.savethewaves.org/

Sea Education Association
http://www.sea.edu/home/index.aspx

SEAPLEX
Scripps Environmental Accumulation of Plastic Expedition
Seeking the Science of the Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch
http://sio.ucsd.edu/Expeditions/Seaplex/
http://seaplexscience.com/

Seattle Bag Tax
http://www.seattlebagtax.org/

South Carolina Marine Debris Initiative
http://www.scdhec.gov/environment/ocrm/outreach/marine_debris.htm

Surfrider Foundation
http://www.surfrider.org/

TD Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
http://www.vanaqua.org/cleanup/

Team Marine :: Rethinking Sustainability!
http://www.teammarine.org/index.php

The Coastodian
http://coastodian.org/

The Daily Ocean
http://www.thedailyocean.blogspot.com/

The Flotsam Diaries
A chronicle of human debris. Washed up, blown in, left behind.
http://theflotsamdiaries.blogspot.com/

The Marine Mammal Center
http://www.marinemammalcenter.org/

The Plastiki Expedition
http://www.theplastiki.com/

The Plastic Patrol
http://theplasticpatrol.squarespace.com/

Washed Ashore
http://www.washedashore.org/index.php

Washington CoastSavers
http://www.coastsavers.org/

West Coast Governors’ Agreement on Ocean Health Action Coordination Teams
http://www.westcoastoceans.gov/teams/#debris

WiLDCOAST
http://www.wildcoast.net/site/index.php

 

SOUTH AMERICA / AMÉRICA DO SUL

LEI No 9.966, DE 28 DE ABRIL DE 2000.
Dispõe sobre a prevenção, o controle e a fiscalização da poluição causada por lançamento de óleo e outras substâncias nocivas ou perigosas em águas sob jurisdição nacional e dá outras providências.
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/Leis/L9966.htm
MENSAGEM Nº 571, DE 28 DE ABRIL DE 2000.
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/Leis/Mensagem_Veto/2000/Mv0571-00.htm

DECRETO Nº 4.136, DE 20 DE FEVEREIRO DE 2002
Dispõe sobre a especificação das sanções aplicáveis às infrações às regras de prevenção, controle e fiscalização da poluição causada por lançamento de óleo e outras substâncias nocivas ou perigosas em águas sob jurisdição nacional, prevista na Lei no 9.966, de 28 de abril de 2000, e dá outras providências.
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/decreto/2002/D4136.htm

PLS - PROJETO DE LEI DO SENADO, Nº 354 de 1989
Dispõe sobre o acondicionamento, a coleta, o tratamento, o transporte e a destinação final dos resíduos de serviços de saúde.
http://www.senado.gov.br/sf/atividade/materia/detalhes.asp?p_cod_mate=1711

SCD - SUBSTITUTIVO DA CÂMARA DOS DEPUTADOS AO PROJETO DE LEI DO SENADO, Nº 354 de 1989
Institui a Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos; altera a Lei nº 9.605, de 12 de fevereiro de 1998; e dá outras providências.
http://www.senado.gov.br/sf/atividade/materia/detalhes.asp?p_cod_mate=96105

PL-203/1991
Dispõe sobre o acondicionamento, a coleta, o tratamento, o transporte e a destinação final dos resíduos de serviços de saúde.
http://www.camara.gov.br/sileg/prop_detalhe.asp?id=15158

PL-1991/2007
Institui a Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos e dá outras providências
http://www.camara.gov.br/sileg/Prop_Detalhe.asp?id=366828

LEI Nº 12.305, DE 2 DE AGOSTO DE 2010.
Institui a Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos; altera a Lei no 9.605, de 12 de fevereiro de 1998; e dá outras providências.
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_Ato2007-2010/2010/Lei/L12305.htm

DECRETO Nº 7.404, DE 23 DE DEZEMBRO DE 2010.
Regulamenta a Lei no 12.305, de 2 de agosto de 2010, que institui a Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos, cria o Comitê Interministerial da Política Nacional de Resíduos Sólidos e o Comitê Orientador para a Implantação dos Sistemas de Logística Reversa, e dá outras providências.
http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_Ato2007-2010/2010/Decreto/D7404.htm

 

5º Tempo - Mutirão de Limpeza no Mangue - Outubro 2004
http://www.natalvoluntarios.org.br/tempo/tempo5/tempo5.htm
http://www.natalvoluntarios.org.br/tempo/relatoriodownload/relatorio5tempo.pdf

ABIEF - Associação Brasileira da Indústria de Embalagens Plásticas Flexíveis
http://www.abief.com.br/

CleanBeach - Consciência Ecológica
http://www.cleanbeach.com.br/

Compromisso Empresarial para Reciclagem (Cempre)
http://www.cempre.org.br/

Detectives Científicos de la basura en las playas - Explora Conicyt
http://www.cientificosdelabasura.cl/

Entidade Ecológica dos Surfistas - ECOSURFI
http://www.ecosurfi.org/

INP - Instituto Nacional do Plástico
http://www.inp.org.br/

Instituto EcoFaxina - Limpeza, Monitoramento e Educação Ambiental
http://ecofaxina.blogspot.com/

Limpa Brasil
http://www.campanhalimpabrasil.com/site/

lixo.com.br - Consciência Sócio Ambiental
http://www.lixo.com.br/

Mutirão Ambiental - Mar Limpo - veja quais as formas de se combater o lixo marinho
http://homologa.ambiente.sp.gov.br/marlimpo/default.asp

Oceanografia Química e Poluição Marinha
http://poluicaomarinha.blogspot.com/

Organização Sócio-Ambientalista Joguelimpo
http://www.joguelimpo.org.br/index.php

PLAN DE ACCIÓN PARA LA PROTECCIÓN DE MEDIO MARINO Y ÁREAS COSTERAS DEL PACÍFICO SUDESTE.
http://www.cpps-int.org/spanish/planaccion/marinelitter.htm
http://www.cpps-int.org/spanish/planaccion/contaminacionmarinapa.htm#6

Plastivida - Instituto Sócio-Ambiental dos Plásticos
http://www.plastivida.org.br/

Praia Limpa
http://pe360graus.globo.com/praialimpa/

Projeto Limpeza Na Praia - IEA
http://www.institutoaqualung.com.br/limpeza.html

Projeto Manguezal
http://www.projetomanguezal.ufsc.br/

Saco é um saco
http://www.sacoeumsaco.com.br/

Sacolinhas Plásticas
http://sacolinhasplasticas.blogspot.com/

SOS Praias Brasil
http://www.sospraiasbrasil.org.br/

Vamos Limpar o Mundo
http://www.vamoslimparomundo.blogspot.com/

 

ASIA / ÁSIA

Clean Coast Project
http://www.sviva.gov.il/bin/en.jsp?enPage=e_BlankPage&enDisplay=view&enDispWhat=Zone&enDispWho=cleancoast05&enZone=cleancoast05

COBSEA - Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia Homepage
http://www.cobsea.org/index.html
http://cobsea.org/activities/activities_strategic_pollution.html

Green Fins Association
http://www.greenfins-thailand.org/

Hong Kong Coastal International Cleanup Challenge
http://www.ecovisionasia.com/hkcoastalcleanup/index.html

International Pellet Watch::Call for pellets from world beaches!
http://www.pelletwatch.org/

JEAN - Japan Environmental Action Network
http://www.jean.jp/

Kewkradong Bangladesh
http://www.kewkradong.com/

Mariana Islands Nature Alliance - A Pacific Environmental Organization
http://minapacific.org/
http://minapacific.org/sec.asp?secID=2

NOWPAP National Monitoring of Marine Litter
http://www.cearac-project.org/MALITA/NOWPAP_National_Monitoring/top.htm

NOWPAP-Northwest Pacific Action Plan
http://www.nowpap.org/index.php
http://www.nowpap.org/ML.php

Oceanic Defense - Activation Through Education
http://www.oceanicdefense.org/index.html

OSEAN - Our Sea of East Asia Network
http://cafe.naver.com/osean

Project AWARE Actions
http://projectaware.wordpress.com/

 

CARIBBEAN / CARIBE

Solid Waste and Marine Litter - Caribbean Environment Programme
http://www.cep.unep.org/publications-and-resources/marine-and-coastal-issues-links/solid-waste-and-marine-litter

Vida Marina de Puerto Rico: Centro de Reducción de Desperdicios Acuáticos
http://www.vidamarinapr.org/english/index.html

 

EUROPA

European Commission - Marine Pollution Awareness
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/marine/pollution.htm

Adopt-a-beach and Beachwatch
http://www.adoptabeach.org.uk/

ANDY HUGHES PHOTOGRAPHER
http://www.andyhughes.net/dwt.html

Angelika Heckhausen
http://www.angelika-heckhausen.de/
http://picasaweb.google.com/117860566775425143683/PlastikMullAssemblagen
http://picasaweb.google.com/117860566775425143683/Strandglas
http://www.el-foco.es/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/EL-FOCO-9-M%C3%BCll-web.pdf

Beach cleaner by BeachTech – Find out more about beach cleaners
http://www.beach-tech.com/en.html

British Plastic Federation - Used Plastics Litter in Marine & Riverine Environments
http://www.bpf.co.uk/Press/Marine_Litter.aspx

Clean Ocean Project
http://www.cleanoceanproject.org/

Cleaner Coasts for Ireland and Wales
http://www.cleancoastproject.org/

Corona Save the Beach: A pioneer initiative
http://www.coronasavethebeach.org/eng

Fishing for Litter
http://www.kimointernational.org/Fishing-for-Litter-.aspx

flyintheface - home page of Fran Crowe
http://www.flyintheface.com/index.html

IMARES Dossier: Plastic waste in the sea
http://www.imares.wur.nl/UK/research/dossiers/plastic/

its a man made world
Barbara de Vries
http://www.itsamanmadeworld.com/home.html

KIMO International
http://www.kimointernational.org/

MarinePlastic.org
http://www.marineplastic.org/
http://www.stevemcpherson.co.uk/category/marine-plastic/
http://www.fromherewhereyouare.co.uk/

Microplastics
http://www.microplastics.ch/

NABU-Projekt „Meere ohne Plastik“
http://www.nabu.de/themen/meere/plastik/projekt/

Not on our beaches
http://www.notonourbeaches.com/

Plastic from the Sea
http://www.plastic-sea.com/

Plastic Oceans
http://www.plasticoceans.net/

Plastic Planet
http://www.plastic-planet.at/
http://www.plastic-planet.de/

Plastic Reef | Maarten Vanden Eynde
http://www.plasticreef.com/

Plastic Soup
http://www.plasticsoup.org/en/

Plastic Whale
http://plasticwhale.org/

Plastics 2020 Challenge | Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recover
http://www.plastics2020challenge.com/questions/question/what_can_be_done_about_marine_litter/

Plastik-Müllkippe Meer
http://umwelt.zdf.de/ZDFde/inhalt/30/0,1872,7901726,00.html

Project AWARE Actions
http://projectaware.wordpress.com/

Recycled island
http://www.recycledisland.com/

Robin des Bois - Monstres des mers avec Open Arts
http://www.robindesbois.org/monstres_des_mers_open_arts/robin_des_bois_open_arts.html

Robindesbois.org
http://www.robindesbois.org/

Sauvons Epluchures Beach!
http://sauvonsepluchures.org/

Surfers Against Sewage - Not just Surfers, Not just Sewage
http://www.sas.org.uk/

Surfrider Foundation Europe : Sea Protection - Environment and Education
http://www.surfrider.eu/en.html
http://www.initiativesoceanes.org/index.php

Unpackaged
http://beunpackaged.com/

Vac from the Sea
http://www.electrolux.se/Innovation/Campaigns/Vac-from-the-sea/

Watch the Waste - portail d’observation des dechets en mer
http://watchthewaste.free.fr/

 

HAWAI`I / HAVAÍ

Adopt A Beach Hawaii
http://adoptabeachhawaii.com/

Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai`i (B.E.A.C.H.)
http://www.b-e-a-c-h.org/

Hawai`i Marine Debris Action Plan
http://sites.google.com/site/himdap/

Helen Chellin
http://helenchellin.com/home.html
http://helenchellin.com/portfolio.html

Kokua Hawai`i Foundation
http://www.kokuahawaiifoundation.org/

SeaPics.com | Ocean Wildlife Nature Pictures | Stock Photo Agency
Ocean Pollution, Ocean Garbage, and Marine Debris Photos
http://seapics.com/
http://seapics.com/feature-subject/environment/ocean-pollution-pictures-001.html

SUPER | Survey of Underwater Plastic and Ecosystem Response
http://cmore.soest.hawaii.edu/cruises/super/index.htm

 

OCEANIA

Carpentaria Ghost Nets
http://www.ghostnets.com.au/index.html

Clean Up the World
http://www.cleanuptheworld.org/en/

Jimi Rock Under Sea Adventure
http://www.jimirock.com/

Marine debris in northern Australia — WWF-Australia
http://wwf.org.au/ourwork/oceans/debris/

Oceanic Defense - Activation Through Education
http://www.oceanicdefense.org/index.html

Project AWARE Actions
http://projectaware.wordpress.com/

reefED - Educate to keep it Great
http://www.reefed.edu.au/home/explorer/hot_topics/marine_debris

Sea Turtle Foundation – Turtles for Tomorrow » Marine Debris
http://www.seaturtlefoundation.org/threats/human/threats-rubbish/

Sustainable Coastlines
http://www.sustainablecoastlines.org/Kia_Ora/Welcome/Welcome.html

Waitemata Harbour Clean-Up Trust
http://www.waitakere.govt.nz/ourpar/whct.asp