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Tag: Our Ocean

European Union generates global action for #OurOcean

European Union generates global action for #OurOcean

Oceans cover more than 70% of the planet. They produce most of the oxygen we breathe and absorb 30% of the carbon we emit. Three billion people world-wide depend on the ocean for their livelihoods. One billion people rely on seafood as their main source of animal protein. But the oceans face a multitude of […]

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#OurOcean2016: EU-wide action to combat ‘scourge of the oceans’

#OurOcean2016: EU-wide action to combat ‘scourge of the oceans’

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The beautiful Japanese coastal community of Kotohiki (pictured) has a front-row seat when it comes to observing the initial effects of ocean pollution on its territory. Every day, local people have to rid the pristine beach nearby of everything from TV sets and medical waste to plastics and fishermen’s tools. All have been carelessly deposited in […]

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