Plastic Free July: The opportunities to tackle marine plastic pollution

Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution. To mark this occasion, the World Ocean Initiative is highlighting some of our recent coverage on tackling marine plastic pollution.

Innovation is at the heart of building a sustainable ocean economy

In a guest article for Innovation News Network I examine how Innovation is crucial to both harness the opportunities a sustainable ocean economy can offer and address the risks that ocean degradation poses. Areas of particular promise for innovative solutions include ocean energy, the decarbonisation of shipping, aquaculture, ecosystem restoration and ‘blue carbon’, ocean geoengineering, and...

International Plastic Bag Free Day: Progress on circular economy required to address plastic pollution

Recent World Ocean Initiative coverage highlights the need for systemic change, concerted corporate action and international collaboration.