Along with sustainable aquaculture and stronger ocean biodiversity laws, the world will see a deep dive into marine conservation this year.
It started with a single email to Dignity Health.
The NextWave consortium, which includes Dell, GM and others will use ocean-bound plastic in manufacturing by collecting it before it reaches the sea.
Why protect 600,000 square miles that most people will never see?
Going "Strawless in Seattle" and other cities worldwide.
Laws to protect wildlife are the first step in any conservation effort, but the potential of business to strengthen policy should not be overlooked.
As big names like Aramark and Thai Union progress on supply chains, smaller-fry 'seatech' startups bring the promise of satellite and blockchain tech.
Emerging evidence suggests oxo-degradable packaging could be more harmful than previously realized.
Adidas, Bureo and other companies transform marine plastic into shoes and skateboards. But there is a limit to how much impact this can have.
On the cusp of thoroughly reimagining products, supply chains and technologies, the sector is no longer swimming upstream against sustainable practices.