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Welcome to the Just One Ocean website.  We love the oceans, but they are in dire trouble.  Explore this site to find out more about the issues and perhaps even discover what you can do to help.

Animals Under Threat

The Saimaa Ringed Seal

July 5, 2014

Shearwaters show plastic pollution is out of control

April 11, 2014

Bluefin Tuna in Trouble

March 26, 2014
What Can You Do?

Plastic Pollution is a massive problem.  We use 300 million tonnes of the stuff every year and half of it we throw away after using it once.  Here are a whole load of ways that you can help reduce the amount of plastic from entering our ocean

Find out About .....

TuvaluTuvalu is an island nation in the Pacific.  Until recently it had never even seen plastic products.  Now the islands are literally covered in the the stuff as all their imported goods come wrapped in it.  They have no recycling and no way of getting rid of it.  Neither is it commercially viable for anyone to come in and remove it.  It is destroying the islands and the people who live there.  Find out more

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There are lots of images in our Ocean Images gallery.  Full sized copies are available to purchase and they are available for free to non-profit and conservation organisations

Latest News
Shark Finning

Chinese Government to stop serving shark fin soup

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A recent report from China reports that the chinese government is no longer serving shark fin soup at receptions.  It is a positive step forward but there is still a long way to go.

Source: CRI News    Image:  Gary Stokes/Sea Shepherd

shark finsAbout half of the world’s trade in fins currently happens in Hong Kong.

Christine Loh, Under Secretary for Environment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, says the government has pledged to exclude shark fins from menus at official receptions. Read More

Plastic Pollution

4.8 Million LEGO pieces still coming ashore …..history repeats itself

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Sources:  BBC News Magazine  and Mail Online   Image: Mail Online

LegoA recent report in the BBC News Magazine highlights the issue of 4.8 million pieces of LEGO, that were washed overboard when a freak wave hit a container ship in 1997.  It is estimated that around 3.2 million pieces would have floated, free to begin their inexorable journey around the globe on the ocean currents. Read More

Whales and Dolphins

"No water, no life. No blue, no green"

− Dr Sylvia Earle

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