Rhode Island supports #CleanSeas

(USA) Rhode Island has signed up for the United Nations Environment’s ‘Clean Seas: Turn the Tide on Plastic’ campaign. The US state formally backed the initiative today at the Ocean Summit in Newport, bei...

Clean Seas movement swells in size

(KENYA) Another four countries have joined a UN Environment-led initiative to tackle the marine waste. The CleanSeas campaign welcomed the announcement by Chile, Oman, Sri Lanka and South Africa at today'...

Join the Clean Seas movement

The UN Environment’s Clean Seas campaign is making waves around the world. Since its launch in February this year, the platform has promoted a number of creative initiatives to encourage everyone to contribu...

Race on to ‘Turn the Tide on Plastic’

One of the teams taking part in the epic Volvo Ocean Race is raising awareness about the problem of marine plastic waste. The round the word race got underway from Alicante on 22 October. Teams will now figh...

Stemming the tide of plastic waste

World Oceans Day tomorrow (make that today now) is a great opportunity to impress on people that urgent action is needed to save our seas from plastic waste. The clear and present danger of plastics was high...