Florida House Passes Balloon Release Ban While Study Shows High Mortality Rate Among Seabirds that Ingest Balloons

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (February 16, 2024)— The Florida State House of Representatives passed House Bill 321, which would ban …

Ocean Conservancy Champions Balloon Release Ban Legislation in Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (February 6, 2024)— Every year, birds, turtles, and other sea creatures suffer – or even …

Ocean Conservancy, The Circulate Initiative, and Resilient Cities Network Announce Three New Cities to Join Urban Ocean®

Salvador, Brazil; Santa Fe, Argentina; and Bangkok, Thailand, are latest cities to join initiative to tackle ocean plastic pollution.

It’s Not Just Seafood: New Study Finds Microplastics in Nearly 90% of Proteins Sampled, Including Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

Researchers at Ocean Conservancy and University of Toronto estimate that American adults could be consuming up to 3.8 million microplastics per year from protein alone

Ocean Conservancy Endorses Newly Introduced Farewell to Foam Act in Wake of “What the Foam?!” Campaign Launch

Legislation comes just two months following release of Ocean Conservancy report showing that over 5.6 billion pieces of plastic foam foodware are used in the U.S. each year

At Plastics Treaty Negotiations Germany Joins the Global Ghost Gear Initiative, Committing 100,000 Euros Annually

Germany is the 21st country to join global initiative tackling the deadliest form of ocean plastic pollution

MEDIA AVAILABILITY: Ocean Conservancy Experts Head to Plastics Treaty Negotiations in Nairobi

NAIROBI, KENYA – A delegation of ocean plastic pollution experts from Ocean Conservancy will be attending …

STATEMENT: Our Ocean Needs the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act Now More Than Ever

Latest iteration of landmark legislation is a testament to California’s leadership

Ocean Conservancy Reacts to California Governor Newsom’s Actions on Plastic Pollution, Climate Disclosure Legislation

SANTA CRUZ, CA – Over the weekend, California Governor Gavin Newsom took decisive action vetoing or …

MEDIA BRIEFING: Ocean Conservancy Hosts Webinar on Chemical Recycling Amid Industry Charm Campaign and Ahead of Plastics Treaty Negotiations

Ocean Conservancy Policy Expert Joins Colleagues from GAIA, Eureka Recycling to Discuss the Science, Policy Landscape, and Industry Push Around Chemical Recycling

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