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Our ocean faces many threats like the onslaught of ocean trash, overfishing and ocean acidification. With the help of donors like you, Ocean Conservancy is developing innovative solutions to save our ocean. Thank you for your donation today.

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Trash Free Seas

We need your help to keep millions of pounds of trash from our ocean—help us achieve the vision of a healthy, vibrant ocean free of trash. Take a stand to clean up the ocean. Ask your Senator to turn the tide on ocean plastics.

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Plastics now pollute all dimensions of our oceans.

Nicholas Mallos, Director, Trash Free Seas, Ocean Conservancy
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Ocean Conservancy is working with you to protect the ocean from today’s greatest global challenges.

Together, we create science-based solutions for a healthy ocean and the wildlife and communities that depend on it.

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Our Stories

  • “Plastics now pollute all dimensions of our oceans from the sea surface to the seafloor, on remote beaches and in Arctic sea ice.”

    Nicholas Mallos
    Director, Trash Free Seas, Ocean Conservancy
    Nick Mallos
  • “Tackling the problem of plastic in the ocean begins on land.”

    Allison Schutes
    Senior Manager, Trash Free Seas Program, Ocean Conservancy