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We have selected our first crowdsourced project from your submitted ideas: Reducing collisions between ships and whales. We continue to accept submissions for future projects.


SUBMIT OCEAN PROBLEM

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Can we remove synthetic clothing fibers from waste water before they reach the ocean?

Posted by Richard Joyce | Maine, United States | Ocean Plastics

Clothing made from recycled plastic was meant to be a resourceful solution— removing plastic from the waste stream and reducing the negative effects of growing and processing cotton. However, it... Learn More

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Rapidly expanding coastal urban centers pollute South African oceans

Posted by Keenan Stears | KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Pollution

The rapid growth of coastal urban centers and coastal tourism sectors in South Africa produce vast quantities of pollution from untreated domestic sewage. This pollution ultimately ends up in the... Learn More

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Poaching threatens South Africa’s perlemoen (abalone) populations

Posted by Melissa Schmitt | KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa | Destructive Fishing

Perlemoen (abalone) poaching has been a major issue in South Africa and is ultimately threatening certain abalone populations. Many poached abalone are exported overseas, where buyers either do not... Learn More

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Sedimentation is smothering Kenya’s coral reefs

Posted by Bernadette Oburi | Malindi, Kenya | Pollution

The amount of sediment washing out from the Sabaki River seems to be increasing because of development along the river. I see this sediment beginning to smother corals in reef areas that are used by... Learn More




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