Ocean Plastic Pollution: Source to Solution
Plastics pollute our ocean from the sea surface to the seafloor, remote beaches and in Arctic sea ice. Approximately eight million tonnes of plastic waste flow into the ocean every year. Unabated, the situation will worsen exponentially, causing widespread ecological and economic damage and disruption. Ocean Conservancy has been driving systemic solutions against marine debris for 35 years and is committed to science-based interventions at every point along the plastic pollution pipeline.
Nick oversees Ocean Conservancy’s global portfolio of work on marine debris, including its annual International Coastal Cleanup, the Trash Free Seas Alliance, the Global Ghost Gear Initiative and its science research portfolio on ocean plastics. Nick has extensive field experience ... read more