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High Schooler Develops Beach Cleanup App

Arjun Sharma, a high school sophomore living in Hawaii, has built an app called CleanMyBeach to help solve the problem of plastic pollution, community by community, all across the world.

‘AWARE Week’ Returns This September

The second-annual "AWARE Week" to promote ocean conservation and protection will take place September 14-22, PADI and Project AWARE have announced.

New Video On The Threat Of Microplastics To Whale Sharks Released

The first part of "Microplastics: A Macro Disaster," a documentary video series on the effects of microplastics on whale sharks in the Maldives and supported by the Save Our Seas Foundation has been released.

Freediver Goran Colak Featured In Plastic Pollution Video

In celebration of World Oceans Day, Croatian freediving champion Goran Colak was featured in a video with his country's Green Sail organization highlighting the problem of microplastics in the Adriatic Sea.

No Matter How Deep You Dive, You’re Likely To Find Plastic There

You'd think that 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) below the surface of the ocean you'd find a place free of all traces that humans exist, but a really, really rich guy disproved that theory this week.

A Group Of Global Companies Has Launched An Alliance To End Plastic Waste

An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain recently launched a new organization to work toward eliminating plastic waste in the environment, particularly in the ocean.

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.

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