Ocean Unite’s purpose is to unify, amplify and engage key voices at the moments that matter most for the Ocean. This drives positive Ocean conservation action and achieves specific “on-the- water” goals. Our Mission is to galvanize the Ocean community by creating new alliances, activating new influencers through an Ocean leadership network, and providing a uniting framework able to break.
According to Australian Marine Conservation Society (2013b), when plastics are in the ocean, it will slowly breaks down in to smaller pieces and being eaten by animals that live at the bottom or even to the birds that flies and eat the floating plastic debris. Causes: Plastic pollution is the environmental problem that has been the issue that discussed by many people because of many causes.
Prevent Beach and Ocean Pollution” on our Smarter Living page. Climate Change and incidence of Disease Climate change is expected to increase the incidence of diseases contracted by swimmers.
It caused many pollution problems such as air pollution, water pollution, and marine pollution. Those pollutions are one of the most serious issues and some organizations and governments have already started to work toward those problems. Unfortunately, plastic pollution in the ocean has not been recognized as an urgent problem. Since the ocean is treated as “the garbage dump” of the world.
As informed citizens you have learned how pollution has caused ill effects on the ocean and the inhabitants of the ocean. Throughout this activity you have gained a great deal of information through websites, videos, informational books and hands on research. Were you surprised by anything you learned? Do you think we can reverse what has been done to the ocean and the marine life? Hopefully.
Cleaning up India's oceans - one dive at a time Helen Briggs BBC Environment correspondent Scientists have new evidence to explain why sea turtles eat and become entangled in plastic so often.
Ocean Pollution Activities and Ocean Pollution Sensory Bin and Sensory Bottles to show visual water pollution. You'll find how to teach Pollution in a fun way with Water Pollution Activity and Pollution Activities for Kids, including Ocean Pollution Facts. These are great Earth Day Activities.
According to Stemming the Tide, a study released by the Ocean Conservancy and McKinsey Center for Business and Environment, 60 percent of plastic pollution in the ocean comes from the following countries; China dumps an estimated 1.32 to 3.53 million tons of plastic which accounts for 30 percent of all of the plastic debris.