Plastic bottle washed up on the beach

New Green Fins Cleanup Guidelines Now Available

New guidelines for conducting environmentally friendly beach and underwater cleanups The Reef-World Foundation – the international coordinator of the UN Environment Programme’s Green Fins initiative – has launched new Green Fins cleanup guidelines to help dive and snorkel operators organise and host environmentally friendly coastal cleanups. “We’ve been so impressed to see so many Green … Read more

Picture of a single-use plastic bag floating in the ocean.

8 Things You Need to Know about Ocean Plastics

In March 2019, the UN Environment launched three reports each addressing plastic pollution on the world’s ocean ecosystems. We already know plastic is a huge problem for our oceans – but how much of a threat does plastic pollution pose?