DRAWING FOR THE OCEANS IS A SERIES OF ONLINE CAMPAIGNS TO RAISE AWARENESS AND LOBBY VIA ART ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES WHICH ARE AFFECTING OUR OCEANS.
Artists, we need your art!
Call To Artists | In the past three decades, it has lost half its coral cover, pollution has caused deadly starfish outbreaks, and global warming has produced horrific coral bleachingCAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Coral Barrier ReefCoral Barrier Reef
Call To Artists | Reckless deep sea mining companies are keen to start plundering the seabed for minerals and metals, risking irreversible wildlife loss and disturbing important carbon stores that could make climate change worseCAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Deep sea mining in our oceansDeep sea mining in our oceans
Call To Artists | Humans are known to consume the tiny plastic particles via food and water, but the possible health effects on people and ecosystems have yet to be determined. One study, in Singapore, has found that microplastics can harbour harmful microbes.CAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Microplastics PollutionMicroplastics Pollution
Call To Artists | Single-use-plastics frequently do not make it to a landfill or are recycled. A full 32% of the 78 million tons of plastic packaging produced annually is left to flow into our oceans; the equivalent of pouring one garbage truck of plastic into the ocean every minute.CAMPAIGN FOR THIS ISSUE >
Single use plastic bottlesSingle use plastic bottles
Pierrick Senelaer, through his art, highlights the alarming rate at which the ice cap is melting due to an increase greenhouse gases produced by human activity
The Melting of The PolesThe Melting of The Poles