Academic and Research Partners
University of Portsmouth
We are working alongside the University of Portsmouth in order to maximise the benefits that can be obtained from our research programmes. They are supporting our work across various departments.
Cape Peninsula University of Technology
An internationally acclaimed institution, CPUT is the only university of technology in the Western Cape and is the largest university in the region with an enrolment of more than 30 000 students. They have introduced our microplastic research project into their marine science programme.
Operation Wallacea are a biological and conservation management research organisation operating around the world. They are going to be introducing our Big Microplastic Survey project to their coastal programmes in 2019.
Cochin University of Science and Technology
Cochin University of Science and Technology is a government-owned autonomous science and technology university in Kochi, Kerala, India. We are looking forward to working with them on projects in the future including our Big Microplastic Survey programme.
The Sea Changers vision is to create a world where the seas and shores are clean and healthy and marine species are protected. Their goal is to enable grassroots, community-led marine conservation to happen all around the UK’s shores and coasts by providing the funds they need to put their plans in to action.
Plastic Soup Foundation
The mission of Plastic Soup Foundation is: ‘No plastic waste in our water!’ We do not take plastic out of the water; instead, we want to put an end to the increasing amount of plastic polluting the ocean by tackling the issue at its sources.
Plastic Oceans was the founding organisation established in 2009. The team spent several years producing the groundbreaking film ‘A Plastic Ocean’. Their mission is to change attitudes towards plastic pollution within a generation.
Chichester Harbour Conservancy
Chichester Harbour is of national and international importance for landscape and nature conservation and is a special place for wildlife. The Harbour is protected by several designations. These are at an international, European and national level, in recognition of its significance for wildlife and habitats