The mission of the Santa Aguila Foundation is to raise awareness of and mobilize people against the ongoing decimation of coastlines and oceans around the world.

Tag: Plastic Pollution

Plastic debris killing Adriatic loggerhead turtles

Plastic debris killing Adriatic loggerhead turtles

The shallow coastal waters of the northern Adriatic are one of the most important feeding grounds for loggerhead turtles in the Mediterranean. The concentration of litter on the sea floor is among the highest along European coasts, after the northwestern Mediterranean and the Celtic Sea.

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Announcing: TEDx “The Global Plastic Pollution Crisis”

Announcing: TEDx “The Global Plastic Pollution Crisis”

Saturday, November 6, 2010, Plastic Pollution Coalition will host TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch, a one-day event that will bring together global thought leaders from the fields of technology, science, arts and entertainment, design, community activism and business in a dialog on the theme of “The Global Plastic Pollution Crisis”.

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The Wrecking Season

The Wrecking Season

This film follows playwright, beachcomber and lobsterman Nick Darke, onto the beach during one stormy winter and records all his discoveries, tracing everything he finds along the coastline back to its source, via the telephone and the internet.

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PBS Kids to Launch New Web-Based Series About Sustainability

PBS Kids to Launch New Web-Based Series About Sustainability

The Story of Stuff’s founder teams up with PBS KIDS to launch a new web-based series about sustainability. The goal is that as kids look at objects and activities in their daily life, they will begin asking: Where does it come from? What is it made of? What happens to it when it’s thrown away?

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Ten Things Kids Want Us to Know About Trash on Beaches and Oceans

Ten Things Kids Want Us to Know About Trash on Beaches and Oceans

Fourth-graders in New York City conducted cleanups at a local beach and tallied every item they found on Ocean Conservancy’s data card, an experience shared by hundreds of thousands of people around the world every year during Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup.

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Experiencing an International Coastal Clean-up Day

Experiencing an International Coastal Clean-up Day

Inspiration is often truly found in the most subtle and inconspicuous ways…

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Italy Bans the Plastic Water Bottle Along Heritage Coastline

Italy Bans the Plastic Water Bottle Along Heritage Coastline

The worst month is August, when an average of 400,000 plastic bottles are discarded along the narrow strip of picturesque World Heritage coast, which lies south of Genoa in the province of Liguria.

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Dirty secrets at Britain’s Blue-Flagged Beaches

Dirty secrets at Britain’s Blue-Flagged Beaches

At least one in four of Britain’s premier bathing beaches are failing to meet the strict requirements of their “Blue Flag” designation, an international standard that is only granted if beach operators meet more than 30 strict criteria.

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7 Ways to Kick the Plastic Habits

7 Ways to Kick the Plastic Habits

One real culprit of our oil addiction is plastic, and most of it ends up on our coasts, beaches and oceans.

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Beach of the Month

Photo of the Month

Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

Coastal Care Junior

NASA – Fly along with NASA’s fleet of Earth science missions and observe Earth from a global perspective in an immersive, 3-D environment.

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