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

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Newsletter – June 2020

Newsletter – June 2020

Welcome to Major Projects Foundation's e-newsletter. We hope you enjoy this new way to stay informed about the big things happening in our organisation. DGR Status  After many months of work the Major Projects Foundation is now recognised by the Australian tax...

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Research Update May 2020

Research Update May 2020

Matt Carter details one MPF's high priority wrecks in this video.A word from our Research Director. Dr Matt Carter.Firstly everyone at MPF would like to congratulate Matt on completing his PhD thesis. He is now officially a Dr!While many of us involved with MPF have...

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