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Learn how you can help
National Geographic address
the plastic waste crisis.



Planet or Plastic?

Choose the Planet. Reduce Single-Use Plastic in Your Life.

Take the Pledge




Help Make a Difference

Through the Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge with Sky Ocean Ventures and solutions-focused grants, National Geographic is funding scientists and innovators worldwide who develop or pilot solutions to the plastic waste crisis.

Classroom Activities

Ocean Plastic Classroom Resources  

Use these classroom resources to teach about ocean plastics.

GeoChallenge: Tackling Plastic!  

Real-world problems call for real-world solutions.