TOXIC WW2 SHIPWRECKS THREATEN OUR OCEANS

“The great thing about this problem is that its solvable”

Matt Carter – Research Director

MAJOR PROJECTS FOUNDATION carries out and supports conservation, research and education around issues of environment, sustainability and preservation affecting Australia, its coral reefs, the Pacific Ocean and its island communities.
MAJOR PROJECTS FOUNDATION carries out and supports conservation, research and education around issues of environment, sustainability and preservation affecting Australia, its coral reefs, the Pacific Ocean and its island communities.
Your donation will go a long way to helping us stop this environmental disaster before it happens.

Decaying World War II wrecks contain oil that poses an imminent threat to the marine environment.

 

Decaying World War II wrecks contain oil that poses an imminent threat to the marine environment.

 

We can prevent this.

But we must act now.

Here are the challenges

Major Projects Foundation researches and supports these projects

Oil spill

Oil content of wrecks

Sea mine

Explosive remnants of war

Plastic in oceans

Scientific work platform

Training and education

Industry and research partners

News

ABC News – Shipwreck Pollution

ABC News – Shipwreck Pollution

ABC News - Shipwreck PollutionABC News reports on the shipwreck threat in the Pacific Islands...Original news story on ABC website: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-09-08/fears-world-war-ii-shipwrecks-leaking-oil-into/102833126Thousands of World War II shipwrecks lie...

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Partnership with Marinas Guardian

Partnership with Marinas Guardian

Partnership with Marinas GuardianMajor Projects Foundation and Marinas Guardian are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two organisations partner on a variety of projects to address the issue of Potentially Polluting...

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