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Creating awareness to the problem of marine litter.
If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea. This is the message of the campaign, with an environmental action, from the Oceano Azul Foundation and the Oceanário de Lisboa, in partnership with Olá, aiming to alert Portuguese to one of the biggest environmental problems on the planet: marine litter.
If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea.
Join us for a #oceanoazul.
This is the message of the first environmental awareness campaign of the Oceano Azul Foundation. Designed with Oceanário de Lisboa, and in partnership with Olá, the initiative is a wake-up call to one of the planet’s greatest environmental problems: marine litter.
If we don’t act, cigarette butts left on the ground will be a threat to marine life.
If we don’t act, garbage placed in the toilet will continue to kill thousands of marine animals.
Ice Cream Packaging
If we don’t act, millions of marine animals will continue to eat garbage that goes in the sea.
What We Do
14 and 15 September
Organized by the United Nations Secretariat, the initiative has the support of the Portuguese Government and a partnership with Oceano Azul Foundation. The goal is to promote a debate that feeds the scientific work of elaborating the second “World Ocean Assessment”.
Interview to Christopher K. Pham
Christopher K. Pham, researcher at the Institute of Marine Research and at Universidade dos Açores, explains the problematic of marine litter on the seabed and the reason why he associated with the campaign “If it doesn’t go in the bin it goes in the sea.”