Sea•thos partners with scientists, other organizations and brands to collect information from the field. We aim to take that scientific information we have access to and make it digestible for the public.
Unlike other charities we do not accomplish 100% of our mission while out in the field gathering information on Sea•thos projects. Our goal is to build awareness, to spotlight the serious effect we are having on the ocean. When people understand that we are currently killing the ocean, and in turn killing ourselves, we hope they will be motivated to take steps to stop killing the ocean.
Plastic as we know has spread to every corner of the globe
Estimates show that marine litter is now 60-80% plastic, and can reach 90% in certain areas
Plastic degrades slowly. Estimates for plastic bags range from 500 to 1,000 years or even longer.
Plastic pieces outnumber sea life by a measure of 6 to 1.
Plastic is often mistaken for food by marine animals and over 100,000 marine mammels and 1,000,000 seabirds die each year from ingesting or becoming entangled in plastic.
Sea birds and even the oceans smallest feeders mistake plastic fragments, which are indistinguishable from plankton, for food.
Do your bit to minimize your impact on ocean pollution. Recycle, reuse and reduce.
Put pressure on governments and regulatory bodies to tighten regulations on industrial, agricultural and domestic pollution.
Be a wise consumer. Support companies that are environmentally conscious. Buy products that minimize use of plastic or use degradable materials.
Support research projects aimed at understanding pollution better and finding ways to reduce the amount of pollution in our oceans.
Make a donation to Sea•thos and help us in our fight to save the oceans.