Marine Debris

Invasion of the Single-Use Plastic Bag

March 9, 2011
Gull with Plastic BagThey invade our homes, lurk in our backyards, wander our streets, swim in our ocean, float down our rivers and streams, and find shelter amongst trees and bushes. They are found in the most populated and the most remote places on Earth. They need no resources to persist and may indeed outlive the human race. We cannot ignore them, we cannot escape them and we cannot destroy them ...

Saving the Planet, One New Year’s Resolution at a Time

January 13, 2011
Fabien Cousteau free dives with a Humpback WhaleWhenever I make a choice, I will do my best to ask myself two questions: "What are the consequences of this choice that I'm making?" and, "Will this choice help ensure the long-term protection of our water planet?” ...

Project Kaisei Team Talks Trash

“I've been exposed to the ocean from the earliest part of my life; but I've also seen my playground, my own back yard, and our planet Ocean being trashed. That has to change." - Jean-Michel Cousteau

Cleaning Up Our Oceanic Mess

“By ensuring that trash and plastics from your local area doesn’t end up in the ocean and reducing the amount of waste you generate, you can help reduce marine debris.” - Jean-Michel Cousteau

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