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Wreck Removal of the Baltic Ace
Environment  (tags: destruction, oil, ships, oceans, ocean )

- 154 days ago -
Quite interesting
Plastic Microbeads in Facial Scrubs-We Are Literally Flushing Plastic Down the Drain
Environment  (tags: Plasic, pollution, water, ocean, polyethylene, facial scrubs, the good and the bad )

- 309 days ago -
With Many Facial scrubs using those awful microbeads in their products here is a list of the bad ones and the good ones. If you use them and want to prevent our oceans from this awful irreversible pollution this is a big help pass it on, please
DuPont Caught Covering Up Deadly Risks of Chemical That Is in Nearly Everything And Everyone
Environment  (tags: Dupont, profit margin, chemical, bloodstream, rivers, ocean, air )

- 438 days ago -
Dupont knew the health risks to their employees and local communities but covered up data in order to increase their profit margin. Decades of dumping this toxic chemical into the ocean rivers landfills and the air contaminated the bloodstream American
Stop Seismic Blasting and Oil Drilling in Georgia's Waters
Environment  (tags: ocean, Georgia, petitions, dolphins, animals, sea life, marine life )

- 590 days ago -
Seismic blasting, a first step toward offshore drilling, bombards dolphins, whales and other marine life with dynamite-like blasts of sound. And, if we donâEUR(TM)t speak up, seismic blasting could begin in GeorgiaâEUR(TM)s waters.
Emergency Call From the Maldives: Help Us to Protect the Underwater Paradise Around the Maldives From Airguns Used in Oil Explo
Environment  (tags: maldives, turtles, ocean, pollution, petition )

- 616 days ago -
Call off the search for oil in the region, and Ensure the protection of an underwater world that is so crucial for both the livelihoods of Maldivians and for tourism.
Ban Microbeads to Protect Our Oceans
Environment  (tags: ocean, sea, pollution, trash, petitions )

- 630 days ago -
Right now, 5 Gyres has introduced legislation in state governments around the country to ban personal products that contain plastic microbeads.
Reject Plan to Pump Waste Water Into Ocean
Environment  (tags: Waste water, sea, ocean, pollution, environment )

- 646 days ago -
Among the already 200-plus existing ocean outfalls that are already dumping different forms of treated waste into the ocean each day.
Protect Walruses By Rejecting a Massive Oil and Gas Lease Sale in Arctic Waters
Environment  (tags: oil and gas drilling, spill disaster, Artic ocean, sea, ocean, climate-change, conservation, ecosystems, destruction, endangered, energy, animals, government, habitat, humans, nature, pollution, politics, water, wildlife )

- 704 days ago -
We need you to tell the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to stop a reckless oil and gas lease sale in the Arctic Ocean now, while the agency is accepting public comments.
Q&A: Why It's Important to Protect a Vast Marine Monument
Environment  (tags: oceans, GoodNews, offbeat, conservation, ocean, sea )

- 759 days ago -
Ocean scientist Elliott Norse says the Pacific remote islands deserve the new protection announced by the White House.
Say NO to Shell's Risky Arctic Drilling ACTION US
Environment  (tags: Shell.oil drilling, Arctic, environment, ocean, wildlife, habitatdestruction, ecosystems )

- 761 days ago -
When Shell tried to drill in the Chukchi Sea two years ago, it had to stop after just one day because a huge ice floe drifted into the area. A couple months later, the company's drillship caught fire. Their proposed oil spill containment system? It was...
Tell Hawaii County to Ban Styrofoam!!! Please Sign!!!
Environment  (tags: ocean, ocean acidification, ocean pollution, ocean life, ocean health, ocean trash, marine life, styrofoam, sea turtles, Hawaii, Honolulu )

- 860 days ago -
Why ban Styrofoam? Styrofoam contains polystyrene, which if leached into the ocean can have hazardous effects to oceanic health. It is consumed by marine and land animals, causing major hazards to animals such as the Hawaiian green sea turtles.
Demand Sustainable Fishing in Indonesia *** Please Sign ***
Environment  (tags: Indonesia, Fishing, sustainable, ocean, conservation )

- 1174 days ago -
Indonesia is a major supplier for coral reef fish that are sold in local restaurants and exported to China, Japan, Europe, and North America for use in aquariums. This practice has become a fast-growing business, but is poorly regulated and is already ...
Please Don't Weaken the Rules That Protect Ocean Fish
Environment  (tags: fish, ocean, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, environment, destruction, conservation, habitat, healthconditions, climate, wildlife, science )

- 1456 days ago -
Migratory fish such as bluefin tuna are some of the most threatened in the oceans. These species deserve protection from overfishing through catch limits, regardless of other nations' policies
Help Minimize Damage From Tsunami Debris ACTION
Environment  (tags: tsunami, trash, ocean, Pacifac, environment, ecosystems )

- 1680 days ago -
When the water from the tsunami retreated back to the sea, it took along with it all of the debris from objects it had destroyed along the way. There is now a massive pile of trash 2,000 miles long floating out in the ocean.
Help Save Bells Beach! TAKE ACTION!
Environment  (tags: bells beach, ocean, destruction, conservation, environment, water, wildlife, Sustainabililty, protection, oceans )

- 1698 days ago -
Declared the worlds first "Surfing Recreation Reserve" in 1973, Bells Beach is recognised worldwide as a sacred surfing sanctuary. The pilgrimage to Bells is as legendary as the corduroy lines and big sweeping walls that grace the famous Bells Bowl..

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