Beaches from the Sunshine Coast to the Gold Coast have 11.6 items of plastic rubbish per square metre, on average, contributing to almost 14 thousand tons of rubbish entering the ocean from Australia's coastline on an annual basis (CSIRO 2016). As they travel out to sea, plastics get ground down into small, hard cubes, which are consumed by marine animals. … Continue reading Environmental education to prevent marine plastic pollution
Cleaning up the beach is one of the most practical ways to save our marine life from plastics and other non-degradable waste. It feels good and it's super effective. But did you know that 80% of marine debris is from land-based sources? That's right, it all has to come from somewhere and most rubbish finds … Continue reading Campus clean-up
Keeping our beaches tidy and our oceans free from plastics and other non-degradable waste.