From cooling the planet to being the source of nutrient-rich seafood for billions of people, without oceans, there would be no life on earth. Overfishing, oil spills, and plastic pollution are slowly degrading the quality and health of our oceans. To reverse this unabated degradation and exploitation of marine resources, sustainability stewarts work towards safeguarding this finite resource.
Forward-looking tourism organizations and destinations are doing their bit to protect the ocean, for example by organising beach cleanups, reducing plastic pollution and conserving marine species.
Most recently published stories and examples of individuals and organizations actively working towards improving the rapidly deteriorating health of our oceans and protecting marine life: