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
Waste has a double impact on organisms such as molluscs, algae, sponges and corals, which form habitats on which hundreds of species depend Most are legally protected because of their fragility or biological diversity, but pollution of these habitats often goes unnoticed because many are found at great depths and are not formed by popular … Read more
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
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
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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
Oceana scientists and divers have found plastics in all the underwater ecosystems they analysed in the low-season in two of the Spanish coastal areas most popular with tourists, Valencia and Mallorca, as stated in the latest report by the organisation. In total these represent a dozen biodiversity-rich sites that combine different types of habitats, including … Read more
Mindst 10 mio. ton. Så meget plastik bliver der udledt i verdenshavene hvert eneste år. Det svarer til en lastbil fyldt med plastik, der tømmes ud i havene hvert minut! Hvis plastik var et land ville det være den 5. største udleder af CO2 i verden. Alligevel buldrer produktionen og brugen af plastik derudaf, og … Read more