Marine Litter

The State of Shipping & Oceans Repot, Seas at Risk at MEPC80

Shaama Sandooyea, a marine biologist and climate activist from Mauritius, addressed delegates at the MEPC 80 climate summit in London on 4 July, on behalf of the Clean Shipping Coalition.

July 5, 2023
The State of Shipping & Oceans Repot, Seas at Risk

Global shipping continues to cause significant harm to the climate, the ocean and human health, with the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO), international community and maritime sector repeatedly failing to properly address the issues.

July 3, 2023
Tara Cox, Flora and Fauna International

Next week is the much-anticipated tenth session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Pollution Prevention and Response Sub-Committee (PPR 10).

April 20, 2023
International Maritime Organization, London

The outcome of this week’s climate talks at the UN’s shipping agency, the International Maritime Organization (IMO), is yet another blow to any efforts to start reducing greenhouse gas emissions from ocean shipping.

November 26, 2021
Urgent rules are needed to make shipping respect our blue planet

Delegates at the International Maritime Organization, MEPC77, are meeting on 22-27 November to discuss the plastic action plan to reduce the plastic footprint of ships.

November 22, 2021
Our Plastic, Our Problem

Our huge level of consumption and the accompanying waste it creates is leading to terrifying amounts of plastic entering our seas.

April 14, 2014