marine pollution

Collecting and transforming ocean plastic

Collecting and transforming ocean plastic

Plastic debris in the ocean is an emerging global environmental issue, with densities up to 580,000 pieces per square kilometer documented and high concentrations found along the coastal margins…

Fishing Company to pay USD 2.5 m for pollution crimes

Fishing Company to pay USD 2.5 m for pollution crimes

A fishing vessel company that operated in and around American Samoa was convicted and sentenced for false records relating to the discharge of oil and garbage, US Department of Justice…

IMO committed to plastic waste regulation

IMO committed to plastic waste regulation

IMO member states have called for more action to address marine litter in the oceans, particularly plastics and microplastics. Parties to the London Convention and Protocol, meeting for their 38th…

Marine  environment pollution: The oceans can’t take this anymore

Marine environment pollution: The oceans can’t take this anymore

There are great concerns over marine environment pollution, especially with plastic, which has been found to be very detrimental to the sustainability of the marine body. Closely, people in this…