GOAL

Reducing and preventing marine litter pollution by promoting a social and behavioral change

 

OBJECTIVES

EDUCATIONAL

Raise awareness amongst consumers and citizens in general on the marine litter issue in order to promote sustainable solutions and to foster citizen engagement

SCIENTIFIC

Collect data (thanks to the wastes quantification and the citizen science) to fuel scientific researches and innovation regarding marine litter

POLITICAL

Support the lobbying campaigns (institutional and industrial) aiming at improving the legislation but also the production and consumption systems which have an impact on the issue

THE OCEAN INITIATIVES IN FIGURES

100000
PEOPLE
discovering the marine litter issue through our website
+ 1000
COLLECTIONS
each year, on the beaches, lakes, rivers and seabed
60000
PARTICIPANTS
whether it is for a collection or any other voluntary actions
34
COUNTRIES
involved in the project

23rd edition: "A more accessible platform to raise public awareness on the marine litter issue and to encourage citizens to become an active part of the solution."