Our Commonwealth Connected By The Ocean

Joining us in sharing your knowledge and photos on Common Ocean Health. A contributor resource across 53 member states of the Commonwealth. Did you also know that the climate effects the ocean and the ocean effects the climate. This is  a great resource to stay up to date or make a contribution use the hashtag #COMMONWEALTHOCEAN 

WE ARE 2.4 BILLION PEOPLE WITHIN THE COMMONWEALTH. THROUGH THIS INITIATIVE WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO THE HEALTH OF OUR PLANET. I HAVE STARTED THE JOURNEY START YOURS TODAY   – Carl McCarthy founder Sport2Clean

LITTER

WHAT IS THIS: LITTER

LOCATION: PORT OF NUKUALOFA, TONGA

OCEAN: SOUTH PACIFIC

FOOD PACKAGING

WHAT IS THIS: FOOD PACKAGING

LOCATION: PORT OF NUKUALOFA, TONGA

OCEAN: SOUTH PACIFIC

SINGLE USE PLASTIC

WHAT IS THIS: PLASTIC BOTTLE WASHED ASHORE, LYING HIGH TIDE MARK

LOCATION: PUKEHINA BEACH, EAST COAST NEW ZEALAND

OCEAN: SOUTH PACIFIC

SINGLE USE PLASTIC

WHAT IS THIS: PLASTIC BOTTLE WASHED ASHORE, LYING IN SAND DUNES

LOCATION: STRADBROKE ISLAND, EAST COAST AUSTRALIA

OCEAN: CORAL SEA

ALBATROSS

WHAT IS THIS: ALBATROSS DEAD IN SAND DUNES, POSSIBLE FROM DIGESTING PLASTICS

LOCATION: STRADBROKE ISLAND, EAST COAST AUSTRALIA

OCEAN: CORAL SEA

BODY BOARDING FIN

WHAT IS THIS: BODY BOARDERS FIN

LOCATION: STRADBROKE ISLAND, EAST COAST AUSTRALIA

OCEAN: CORAL SEA

FISHING NET ROPE

WHAT IS THIS: FISHING ROPE

LOCATION: STRADBROKE ISLAND, EAST COAST AUSTRALIA

OCEAN: CORAL SEA

PLASTIC BAG CORAL REEF

WHAT IS THIS: PLASTIC BAG CORAL REEF

LOCATION: COOK ISLANDS, RAROTONGA

OCEAN: PACIFIC OCEAN