Our home is becoming a garbage dump...
In 50 years there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans. The impact of trash will leave a legacy of toxins and microplastics for centuries to come.
All of the items found in our oceans should be recycled, e-cycled , or upcycled .
Find out how long this trash will last and other interesting factoids!
A healthy ocean equals a healthy planet! How will you take action? Join Riverbanks Zoo and Garden as we celebrate World Oceans Day on Thursday, June 8. Become a steward of the seas; immerse yourself in aquatic adventures; make waves for conservation. All World Oceans Day activities will take place from 9am to 3pm and are free with paid admission to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden.
SCDNR has a marine research center located in Charleston and they are doing outstanding things to preserve our oceans and marine life. Visit our Marine Research Department (MRD) to learn more!