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Prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution.

Could this be your career mission?

Below are employers you could work for, occupations they employ, and education and training programs to prepare you to achieve this target.
Job Candidate
  1. Beach Cleanup Groups: Organize regular beach cleanup events, engaging local community members to collect and properly dispose of marine litter.

  2. River and Coastal Conservation Groups: Focused on protecting rivers, estuaries, and coastal areas and work to reduce pollution entering these water bodies and affecting marine ecosystems.

  3. Educational Initiatives: Focus on education and awareness-raising campaigns to inform the public about the impacts of marine pollution and promote responsible waste disposal.

  4. Community-Led Recycling Programs: Promote recycling initiatives within communities to reduce the amount of plastic and other waste entering waterways.

  5. Fishing Communities for Sustainable Practices: Advocate for and implement sustainable fishing practices, reducing the impact of fishing-related debris and gear on marine ecosystems.

  6. Boat and Marina Associations: Work with boat owners, marinas, and yacht clubs to implement responsible waste management practices to prevent marine pollution.

  7. Local Environmental Clubs and Societies: Address various environmental issues, including marine pollution, through awareness campaigns, cleanups, and conservation efforts.

  8. Youth-led Environmental Organizations: Focus on environmental issues, including marine pollution, using innovative approaches to engage and mobilize the younger generation.

  9. Community Recycling Centers: Promote recycling and proper disposal of waste, with a focus on preventing plastics and other pollutants from reaching marine environments.

  10. Coastal Conservation Trusts: Non-profits dedicated to preserving and protecting coastal areas and reducing marine pollution.

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