With 80% of plastic entering the marine eco system via rivers it is vital that river users are aware of the pollution entering our oceans via the river systems we paddle.
Visit the links below to find out more about what you can do to make a difference to your environment.
As part of the Clean Up Scotland Pledge Aboyne Canoe Club hosts a litter picking event at Easter along the shores of the Dee. If you are interested in other litter picking events please visit the Keep Scotland Beautiful webpage.
Surfers Against Sewage are at the forefront of tackling marine pollution particularly plastic through beach cleans, awareness campaigns and educational programs. Follow the link to discover more about how you can get involved.
The Marine Conservation Society are attempting to reduce marine pollution, promote responsible fishing and conserve vulnerable and endangered species. Visit their webpage to find out more about how you can make a difference.