It is our life source, supporting humanity’s sustenance and that of every other organism on earth.
The ocean produces at least 50% of the planet’s oxygen, it is home to most of the earth’s biodiversity and is the main source of protein for more than a billion people around the world.
The ocean is key to our economy with an estimated 40 million people being employed by ocean-based industries by 2030
Revitalization: collective action for the ocean
Eight million metric tons: That’s how much plastic we dump into the oceans each year. That’s about 17.6 billion pounds or the equivalent of nearly 57,000 blue whales every single year. By 2050, ocean plastic will outweigh all of the ocean’s fish.