Jack Johnson Non-Profit Partner

We were incredibly excited to team up with Jack Johnson on his Meet the Moonlight Tour of Australia and New Zealand as an All At Once Non-Profit Partner.

We set up stalls at his concerts in Western Australia, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne and had a great time chatting with everyone about marine debris, the importance of scientific data, how that can be used to inform policy and our source reduction plans.

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Ten years of citizen science data from the AMDI Database has informed a UNSW study

Plastic is 84 per cent of all rubbish found across Australian beaches, a UNSW-led study based on the data from the Australian Marine Debris Initiative database, has found.

“The AMDI Database contains entries of beach clean-ups across Australia, but the added value of this database is that volunteers take the time to categorise what they find, sorting and counting the amounts of plastic, glass, rubber, metal, paper and other items,” study lead author and PhD candidate, Jordan Gacutan from UNSW Science’s Centre for Marine Science and Innovation in the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, says.

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Mapping Australia’s Marine Debris Management Programs

Tangaroa Blue Foundation is working with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry, and Environment to capture a list of all the marine debris management programs happening around Australia. We would love your help to ensure that your efforts (whether you are an organisation, local council, small business, community group, or individual) get listed, by helping us with this short survey.

Click here to access the survey.

Operation Clean Sweep® actioned in the National Plastics Plan

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