Communities to Protect Our Coast

Plastics in our enviroment

10 million tonnes of plastic waste lands up in the ocean every year.

A Plastic Ocean

Plastic Oceans Foundation is trying to make us aware by producing a film "A plastic ocean" showing massive problem that is affecting 600 marine species.  This injested plastic is producing toxic chemicals which is of a concern for human and other animal health. Watch the film trailer

Microplastics found in supermarket fish, shellfish : researchers say it's too soon to say what impact this has on food safety

Tiny particles of plastic that pollute oceans and lakes enter marine organisms, not just their guts but also their tissues.
Microplastics absorb or carry organic contaminants, such as PCBs, pesticides, flame retardants and hormone-disrupting compounds of many kinds.