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Would Setting Up A ‘Global Fund’ Help Reduce Marine Plastic Pollution?

With plastic pollution in the world's oceans getting more and more dire with each passing year, some economic researchers are wondering whether it would be worth setting up some kind of "global fund" to help developing countries pay the cost of improving their waste management systems.

New Study: Every Sea Turtle Has Microplastics In Its Stomach

A new study found microplastics in the gut of every turtle studied in the Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean.

BSAC Steps Up Its Campaign Against Single-Use Plastic

The British Sub-Aqua Club is aiming to eliminate single-use bottles and cups from all its regional and national centers.

Help Get Rid Of Plastic Straws With The FinalStraw

There's a new crowdfunding campaign going on right now for the FinalStraw, a collapsible, reusable straw that comes with a case that fits in your pocket and clips right to your keychain.

New ‘Bin Bag Challenge’ Launched To Rid Beaches Of Plastic

Collect plastic waste wherever you are and share your success stories via social media.

Four Worldwide Dive & Sail Liveaboard Fleets Will No Longer Use...

Four of Worldwide Dive & Sail's liveaboard fleets have taken a stand against plastic pollution and will no longer offer plastic straws on their ships.

Take The Pledge And Stop Using Straws To Protect The Ocean

Adrian Grenier Introduces the #stopsucking campaign to reduce the amount of plastics in our oceans

Blue Planet II Shows Footage Of Pilot Whale Mother Refusing To...

Blue Planet II shows distressing footage of a pilot whale mother refusing to leave the side of her dead calf.

Step Up And Become a Citizen of Trash Isle

Trash Isle is seeking additional “citizens” to support their petition to join the United Nations. Trash Isle is not a really island, it is a cute name for an ugly condition called the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch or the North Pacific Subtropical High. LADbible Group and the Plastic Oceans Foundation have joined forces to raise awareness of the conditions of our world oceans and the plastic it now contains. There is over 30 millions tonnes of plastic created each year and an estimated 8 million tonnes of it ends up as trash in our waterways and then out to the oceans.

U.K. Pub Chain To Ban Plastic Straws

JD Weatherspoon announces that its Pubs will be free of plastic straws by 2018

Avani Introduces A Fully Biodegradable, Edible Carrier Bag

Avani brings to market a 100% Cassava based “Plastic” bag that is harmless to animals, and biodegradable.

Sea Turtle With Plastic Bag In Mouth Saved By Diver

There's no doubt about it, plastic pollution is a scourge of every ocean. Among the denizens of the sea that are affected are turtles,...

Mission Blue Organizing Online Petition To Protect The California Plastic Bag...

The folks at Mission Blue are campaigning to ensure that California's plastic bag ban, which faces one final hurdle, goes into effect after this...

Pharrel Williams Launches “Battle for Big Blue”

Grammy winning musical recording artist, Pharrell Williams, is debuting his first-ever video game app. The game, "Battle For Big Blue" will launch on Apple's...
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