Big Blue Ocean Cleanup is excited to announce a new partnership with Paddle Logger.
Big Blue Ocean Cleanup are one of the world’s leading ocean cleanup non-profits. They help keep the oceans clean, protect marine wildlife as well as running free educational workshops and support the development of innovative technologies. Big Blue Ocean Cleanup inspires every generation to take action and protect our blue planet. The paddlesports industry relies on the ocean being a clean and inviting space for people to enjoy. As has been widely reported in recent years, ocean plastics and waste is fast encroaching and damaging the place we love to be.
Big Blue Ocean Cleanup educates and raises awareness about the importance of clean and healthy oceans for sustaining life on earth. By developing free and open source resources for teachers around the world in over 12 languages, Big Blue Ocean Cleanup aims to inspire the next generation to take action and protect our blue planet.
"The work Big Blue Ocean Cleanup does across the globe is fantastic and we are delighted to be able to support that and it's mission going into the future." - Lewis Smith, Paddle Logger
By utilising a large global ambassador network of thousands, coastal cleanups are run all over the world. These are supported be with the equipment needed to keep the places we love clean. The Coastal Cleanup program provides a fun and easy way to volunteer and engage and protect the oceans and marine wildlife. Volunteers of all ages, local community groups, visitors, clubs, local and corporate businesses around the world contribute to the success of their Coastal Cleaning Programme and are vital to keep our beaches and coastline clean.
Every year hundreds of thousands of volunteers comb the beaches and coastlines around the world for rubbish. Coastal cleaning can be entirely rewarding, because you’re consciously helping to protect our natural environment as well as your local area, and they can be a great opportunity to meet new friends.
"As a brand and as paddlers we all, as a community, have a responsibility to help protect the environments we operate in. Working with Big Blue Ocean Cleanup allows us to to do bring people together in being a force for effective change." - David Walker, Paddle Logger
There is more than just a desire to help clean the oceans, that brings these two organisations together. As a former researcher David (Paddle Logger) says that "it is fantastic to see that Big Blue Ocean Cleanup have a robust scientific research programme with one of the leading environmental research institutes in the world - University of Exeter". Further information about which can be found here - www.bigblueoceancleanup.org/scientific-research.
If by reading this you want to start a Coastal Cleanup in your area, or at your local spot Big Blue Ocean Cleanup are always looking for more ocean activists to join the official ambassador programme and become the face of Big Blue Ocean Cleanup in your community. You can get in contact via the Big Blue Ocean link within the Paddle Logger app or via their website.
For more information on Paddle Logger please visit www.paddlelogger.com.