17 million messages

The AMDI Database passes the 17 million item milestone as litter continues to flood into Australian waterways

Tangaroa Blue Foundation and AMDI partners have identified and removed a staggering 17 million items of litter from oceans and waterways around Australia through community clean-ups over the last 16 years.

From cigarette butts to fishing litter, single-use plastics dominate the 17 million items the marine debris organisation has recorded in the Australian Marine Debris Initiative (AMDI) Database. Read more “17 million messages”

Tangaroa Blue Foundation is Recruiting for our Board

Behind the scenes of every charity is a management committee that is responsible for the legal/financial accountability, strategic vision/objectives, fundraising and advocacy of an organisation.

The Tangaroa Blue Foundation Board is currently made up of six Directors who meet monthly via digital means or in person. The Board of Directors is looking to build the capacity of the Board by adding another person who has expertise in finance in addition to experience in one or more of the following fields: business, IT and/or strategic development. Confirmation of Board members will be made at the Tangaroa Blue Foundation AGM to be held on 24 October 2020.

Nominations are to be received by Tangaroa Blue Foundation by COB  on 9 October 2020. To request a nomination form, please email board@tangaroablue.org.

For more information about Tangaroa Blue Foundation, please view our Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission listing and our website www.tangaroablue.org.

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