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

Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, 2010

Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day, 2010

Sign up for the 25th Annual International Coastal Cleanup Day: September 25th, 2010. Be part of the solution to marine and coastal pollution!

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California Lawmakers Reject Plastic Shopping Bag Ban

California Lawmakers Reject Plastic Shopping Bag Ban

The measure offered California an opportunity to emerge at the forefront of a global trend, however, lawmakers have rejected a bill seeking to ban plastic shopping bags.

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Historic Move, Canada to list BPA as Toxic

Historic Move, Canada to list BPA as Toxic

The Canadian government is in process of adding bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical found in thousands of everyday plastics, to its register of toxic substances.

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All the Way to the Ocean

All the Way to the Ocean

A book teaching kids and parents that sewage pollution runs “All the Way to the Ocean.”

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Where Has All the Plastic Gone?

Where Has All the Plastic Gone?

Plastic marine pollution is a significant environmental concern, and oceanographers have quantified trends in one of these “plastic soups” for the first time. They’ve come to surprising conclusion, raising concerns that marine animals could be poisoned by toxic chemicals carried by the plastic.

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New plastic garbage patch discovered in Indian Ocean

New plastic garbage patch discovered in Indian Ocean

This Indian Ocean garbage patch discovery means there are now three confirmed ocean zones of plastic pollution.

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Plastiki: a journey from plastic trash to triumph

Plastiki: a journey from plastic trash to triumph

Sailboat made using 12,500 recycled plastic bottles reaches Sydney, Australia, after four-month voyage to highlight recycling and marine plastic pollution.

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Plastiki reaches Australia

Plastiki reaches Australia

The boat made from recycled plastic bottles reaches Australia. Aim of voyage is to raise awareness of plastic waste and reduce plastic pollution.

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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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