Sadly, most of the beaches in the world are affected by litter in some way. In 2014, the Ocean Conservancy held beach clean-ups all over the world. This diagram shows the amounts of different types of litter they collected.
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Science | Ages 14 - 16
Plankton, Plastics and Poo for GCSE Science introduces students to the pioneering research on the impact of microplastics on the marine ecosystem. This resource brings cutting edge science to the classroom.
Science / Geography | Ages 7 - 11
Our Ocean Planet takes students on a voyage round the world. Starting with Britain's surrounding seas, students will study the diversity and importance of the oceans from the Arctic to the Southern Ocean.