Underwater Dumps: the plastic siege on biodiversity

Executive Summary Biogenic habitats are marine structures formed by a variety of species that provide habitat for many others. They include coral reefs or gardens, aggregations of sponges or molluscs, kelp forests, and seagrass meadows. The biological diversity associated with these environments can be enormous. However, pollution of these areas often goes unnoticed due to … Read more

Grønne NGO’er: Ny aftale om emballage er bedre end frygtet, men uambitiøs

Miljøminister Lea Wermelin og et bredt flertal i Folketinget har netop indgået en politisk aftale, der betyder, at producenter af emballage fremover bliver ansvarlige for håndteringen af deres produkter, når det bliver til affald. Miljøorganisationerne Danmarks Naturfredningsforening, Oceana, Plastic Change og Rådet for Grøn Omstilling giver aftalen en blandet modtagelse og roser visionen om at … Read more

Oceana expedition to Alboran Sea uncovers underwater oasis and ‘wasteland’

Gathered data will also support advocacy efforts to ban bottom trawling in European Marine Protected Areas Single-use plastics, abandoned fishing gear, and untreated waste most common pollutants found in seven-day expedition Madrid – Oceana concluded its expedition to the Alboran Sea (South of Spain), where the organisation gathered first-hand evidence of plastic pollution and bottom … Read more

Oceana launches campaign to promote refillable bottles and reduce single-use plastics

Oceana’s new international campaign #RefillAgain calls on leading beverage companies to offer refillable bottles for their clients and reduce single-use plastic  What’s worse than single-use jeans? Single-use plastic bottles. American celebrity Heidi Montag’s single-use jeans brand, S1NGLES, is revealed to be launched as part of Oceana’s campaign Oceana’s new international campaign is asking supporters to … Read more