Sea Shepherd Victoria: 2020 Finalist – Environmental Volunteering

Last updated: 20 April 2021
Sea Shepherd Victoria is a finalist in the Premier's Sustainability Awards 2020 – Environmental Volunteering category.

Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign Victoria

Sea Shepherd's Marine Debris Campaign set out to create action opportunities through clean-up events, collect data for research, support community groups in their conservation efforts and bring awareness to the key issue of plastic and its damaging impact on the environment.

The Campaign has hosted 34 community clean-ups across Victoria with the support of 1,978 volunteers and removed 4,018kg of litter from the marine environment. The clean-ups recorded litter collection data for conservation research and inspired change and the adoption of more environmentally responsible behaviours.

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