Cleaning up Ocean Pollution

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The oceans are one connected body of salt water that covers more than 70
percent of the Earth, and we depend on these waters for human survival. They
influence everything from the weather to the food supply to the health of
seaside communities. Yet, we are the greatest offenders when it comes to

Ecology – We Can Protect The Oceans


Stop polluting our oceans. Stop taking dolphins from our oceans just so they can perform for humans, And, stop killing whales for the sake of it and for no reason (lies do not count).

Cleaning up Ocean Pollution

It is critical that we, as residents on this planet, join together to fight ocean trash. There are multiple agencies, nonprofits, and corporations who are joining the fight, and we can support them. 
The International Coastal Cleanup organization started more than 30 years ago, when communities came together to collect and document the trash along their Texas coastlines.

The organization connected with the Texas General Land Office, local businessmen and women, and other ocean-lovers, and planned what would be Ocean Conservancy’s first Cleanup. Volunteers didn’t just pick up trash; they recorded each item collected on a data card in order to help find ways to eradicate ocean trash moving forward.

Things You Can Do to Save the Ocean

Stop allowing the throwing of trash into the oceans. Stop stealing dolphins from our oceans and stop killing whales in our oceans...

Educate Yourself About Oceans and Marine Life

All life on Earth is connected to the ocean and its inhabitants. The more you learn about the issues facing this vital system, the more you’ll want to help ensure its health—then share that knowledge to educate and inspire others.

Practice responsible boating, kayaking, and other recreational activities on the water. Never throw anything overboard, and be aware of marine life in the waters around you. If you’re set on taking a cruise for your next vacation, do some research to find the most eco-friendly option

Make Safe, Sustainable Seafood Choices

Global fish populations are rapidly being depleted due to demand, loss of habitat, and unsustainable fishing practices. When shopping or dining out, help reduce the demand for overexploited species by choosing seafood that is both healthful and sustainable.