Global Ocean joined the EcoTales festival in Twickenham on the 05 May 2013. It was a fun-filled day for all the family, which addressed the serious issue of plastic pollution in our oceans with workshops, film screenings, a plastic animal safari and even a presentation by Global Ocean Eco-Arts Director Fatemah.
We hope that the plastic creatures we photographed can inspire you in how to creatively recycle your plastic rubbish!
Launching our workshop session for our brand new plastic pollution education programme in conjunction with London Sea Life Aquarium.
Lyla Laon is an up and coming jewellery designer who is very kindly contributing proceeds from her first collection to Global Ocean. All metals used in her work are recycled and she uses bio-resins which are harmless to the environment
Global Ocean India planted 55 Mangroves close to the sea wall at St. Antony’s School, Kerala. Saplings were provided by the Cochin University of Science and Technology. GOI were joined by 10 volunteers from Tree, led by Mr. Deepu and Mr. Benoy and a number of enthusiastic local children.
On 05 June 2013, Global Ocean India (GOI) celebrated World Environment Day with St. Antony School’s lower primary children with the support of the principal and other teachers. GOI and the school children planted 5 Ungu (Indian Beech) trees, which is a saline resisting tree providing shade.
On Monday 25 February, Global Ocean went down to the 127 MCZ (Marine Conservation Zones) march at Westminster, London, with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall of Fish Fight, the Marine Conservation Society, SeaLife Aquarium and Sea Urchins magazine.
Melanie Salmon conducted a presentation about Plastic Pollution on 23 January 2013 at Cochin Univeristy for Science and Technology (CUSAT), India.
Fort Kochi - Eight sealife creatures were painted onto beach billboards for the Cochin Carnival on 01 January 2013.
Our first Global Ocean workshop in a shopping mall in India. Children and adults were fascinated by the creative use of plastic and produced some great results highlighting the importance of not throwing away or discarding plastic bottles as trash!
We had a great time celebrating World Oceans Day at the Primrose Hill Fair, London. We got creative and recycled the area's plastic waste into beautiful pieces of art.
We went to the Pirate Castle, London and Kayaked along Regent's Canal to raise money on World Environment Day 2011.
Project Ocean was held at Selfridges, London in order to raise awareness around the issue of depleting fish stocks in the world's oceans.
These bright young things came together to raise awareness about the problems posed by putting intelligent beings into captivity and misinforming young people at SeaWorld.
Global Ocean joined EcoTales, Plastic Oceans, Green Upon Thames, Thames21 and Roz Savage at Westminster to take Stanleytross and a very special message on plastic to Parliament.
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In celebration of World Oceans Day 2014 we teamed up with Thames21 for the second consecutive year to host a beach clean on the River Thames foreshore. The day was a great success and we made a big positive impact on the landscape, helping to remove plastic litter and other debris that accumulates here before it reaches the ocean.