International Coastal Cleanup - updates

Rappler's latest stories on International Coastal Cleanup


The problem with plastics: stopping it 'at the source'

Sep 15, 2018 - 11:30 AM

Brands need to give consumers options that encourage them to reuse, recycle, or return their plastic packaging instead of throwing them away after one use

Rubbish mostly plastics littering the shoreline of Freedom Island in Paranaque City polluting Manila Bay. Photo by Rhaydz Barcia/Rappler

Plastic in our seas: Why you should care

Sep 20, 2014 - 10:38 AM

Plastic pollution is killing marine life polluting beaches and poisoning human diets This infographic lets you in on compelling facts about the growing plastic tide and what you can do to stop it

Amount of garbage in PH oceans rising

Sep 20, 2013 - 11:37 AM

The numbers disturb as the country gears up for International Coastal Cleanup Day

COASTS OF GARBAGE. Storms carry garbage from the metropolis to coasts like this one

The best beach trip is one that saves it

Sep 23, 2012 - 1:33 PM

About 60 members of the UP Marine Biological Society organized a shoreline cleanup on 3 beaches at Puerto Galera as part of their annual participation in the International Coastal Cleanup

SCOURING FOR PLASTIC SCRAP. Along Hundura Beach in Puerto Galera, teams were divided to look for specific kinds of trash. Photo by Jadd Padilla