Take on the ocean’s silent killer – trash. Debris Month of Action is a month-long rally to battle marine debris. You can stop plastics, cigarette butts, fishing gear and countless other items fromchoking our ocean planet. Join dive communities everywhere as we fight back.
Join a local event: Head to Project AWARE’s online Action Zone map to find an event or action near you. Contact your local organiser and get involved in the event.
Want to organise your own action? Download all the tools from Project AWARE’s Debris Month of Action Kit you need to make your fight against marine debris a success.
Spread the word online: Download the Stop the Ocean’s Silent Killer sign and give a world view of serious litter problems. Post your team photo to Project AWARE’s Facebook Page, tweet your pic with the hashtag #DebrisMonthofAction to @projectaware or upload your photo to our Flickr pool.
It drifts down storm drains and gets whisked into the sea in slow motion. It’s dropped from human hands without a sound and dislodged from fishing vessels in a split second. Debris kills ocean life and threatens nearly every marine environment. Together we will take on the ocean’s silent killer – join us as we fight back.