Prince Ea's Dear Future Generations: Sorry
Prince Ea

From Prince Ea, activist and inspirational spoken word artist, this apology to future generations for the harm we have caused our planet has an incredibly profound and poignant message that we should all pay attention to.

OdySea Aquarium: Water
OdySea Aquarium

Students will explore the impact climate change has on the Earth and develop ideas to resolve the global concern of water pollution.

Inventing Tomorrow: Water
Inventing Tomorrow

As the lakes in her hometown of Bangalore, India fill with clouds of chemical foam that drift through the streets, student Sahithi Pingali creates a “citizen science” project that lets anyone measure and share water quality data, propelling her to the renowned ISEF science fair in Los Angeles.

Environmental Protection Agency: Sources of Aquatic Trash
Environmental Protection Agency

Marine debris is often the result of poorly managed waste.

Environmental Protection Agency: Trash Free Waters
Environmental Protection Agency

Most of the trash that pollutes our rivers, lakes, estuaries, and oceans comes from sources on land. 

Environmental Protection Agency: Plastic Pollution
Environmental Protection Agency

There is a growing concern about the hazards plastic pollution in the marine environment.

Environmental Protection Agency: Movement of Aquatic Trash
Environmental Protection Agency

Trash, packaging, and waste improperly disposed on land is washing into rivers, streams, lakes and creeks, and from there to the ocean.

Environmental Protection Agency: Impacts of Mismanaged Trash
Environmental Protection Agency

Trash can travel throughout the world’s rivers and oceans, accumulating on beaches and within gyres.

Environmental Protection Agency: The Clean Water Act and Trash-Free Waters
Environmental Protection Agency

The Clean Water Act (CWA) provides regulatory tools for states and local governments to address aquatic trash.

Environmental Protection Agency: Water Topics
Environmental Protection Agency

When the water in our rivers, lakes, and oceans becomes polluted; it can endanger wildlife, make our drinking water unsafe, and threaten the waters where we swim and fish.

Environmental Protection Agency: Basic Information about Lead in Drinking Water
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) agree that there is no known safe level of lead in a child’s blood. Lead is harmful to health, especially for children.  

Environmental Protection Agency: Basic Information about Your Drinking Water
Environmental Protection Agency

The United States enjoys one of the world’s most reliable and safest supplies of drinking water.