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The Flipflopi docks in Zanzibar: A final stop for marine litter

Stone Town, 7 February 2019 – After fourteen days and 500 kilometers on the water, the Clean Seas-Flipflopi expedition has arrived at its final…

Flipflopi dhow wins hearts and inspires plastic heroes as it sails along Kenyan coast

As the Flipflopi glided towards Jomo Kenyatta Public Beach in Mombasa this week, scores of people gathered on the sand, craning their necks to catch a glimpse of the…

Surfers ride the wave of ocean action in Myanmar blue forest

Ocean lovers are often left out of the bigger environmental discussions and so struggle to see how they can do their part to stop climate change.

But one…

Breaking down plastic waste: on a winning streak

Since Miranda Wang won the Young Champions of the Earth Prize for North America in September, things have been busy.  

BioCellection won the…

Underwater ghost-busting to save Indian coral reefs

Every day, hundreds of thousands of pieces of lost or abandoned fishing equipment haunt the world’s oceans, killing indiscriminately and endangering marine life and…

Building the world’s first land-based coral farm

Gator Halpern, winner of the Young Champion of the Earth award 2018 in Latin America and the Caribbean, and his team at Coral Vita

Xiamen Marathon goes for gold in race to beat plastic pollution

On a cool and cloudy January day in the Chinese coastal city of Xiamen, tens of thousands of men and women pounded the streets in the first IAAF Gold Label road…

World first: Dhow made from plastic waste to sail along Africa’s coast to raise awareness about single-use plastic

World first expedition in a boat made from plastic waste and flipflops 6 stops along the African coastline to inspire communities on how to repurpose their own plastic waste…