Common Seas.
Υγιείς Θάλασσες για Όλους.

Χρειαζόμαστε τον Ωκεανό. Αγαπάμε τη θάλασσα. Αλλά επειδή έχουν πρόβλημα, έχουμε κι εμείς. Ο Common Seas υπάρχει για να βρίσκει, να δοκιμάζει και να διευκολύνει λύσεις για την παγκόσμια κρίση της πλαστικής ρύπανσης. Με τη συνεργασία, μπορούμε να κάνουμε τις μεγάλες αλλαγές που χρειαζόμαστε για να προστατεύσουμε το σπουδαιότερο σύστημα υποστήριξης της ζωής πάνω στη Γη. Στην πράξη, αυτό σημαίνει ότι το έργο μας αντιμετωπίζει τα πλαστικά απορρίμματα στην πηγή τους, προσφέρει νέους τρόπους για τη διαχείριση και την επαναχρησιμοποίηση των πλαστικών και σταματά τη διαρροή τους στα ποτάμια, τις θάλασσες και τους ωκεανούς μας.

Why plastic?

Plastic kills and harms many millions of sea creatures. But it’s not just marine life: humans are more exposed to plastic than any other species, and there’s strong evidence this affects our health. A polluted ocean also harms our economy, our global food supply and our climate.

Despite this, if the petrochemical industry has its way we’ll be making twice as much plastic by 2040. If they can’t sell their oil and gas as energy, they’ll sell it as plastic.

Meanwhile, 11 of the world’s 20 most plastic-polluting countries lack a robust reduction strategy. And fulfilling every existing commitment on plastic will only reduce pollution by 8% in the next 20 years.

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We're hands on

Common Seas is an international team of scientists, researchers, policy experts, communicators and behaviour change professionals. Together, we test our ideas in the field, learn from our own and others’ mistakes and all share a deep love of the sea.

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We are catalysts

Our research and work on-the-ground harnesses the collective expertise of people, governments and businesses. Through a participatory co-design approach, we build capacity, infrastructure and momentum to catalyse change at a community, national and international level.

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We are collaborative

Plastic pollution is too big and too complex a problem to solve alone. Our work harnesses the collective experience of community, academic, government and business experts. Together, we solve problems and make things happen - in the community, across a country and around the world.

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Work with us

We’re a smart, dynamic, pragmatic, professional and supportive team. Our small (but quickly growing) international crew brings together a wide range of skills and expertise, an adventurous spirit and a hands-on-can-do attitude.

We’re proud to be part of an incredible network of thinkers and doers, and we’re always on the lookout for new ideas, connections and opportunities to better deliver our projects.

We love people who take the initiative and learn by doing. Who punch above their weight and make things happen. We hire for the long-term and will give you as much responsibility as you can handle.

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