Turn your passion into action

Free course

Embark on an enriching learning journey with the Free Seabin Foundation Ocean Health Course, designed to empower you as a dedicated steward of ocean conservation. Through seven modules, delve into the pivotal role oceans serve as Earth's life support system and uncover the concerning impacts of plastic pollution and other threats to ocean health.

Discover innovative blue tech solutions like the Seabin™ technology through captivating videos and gain profound insights into cutting-edge research via the Seabin Foundation Ocean Health Lab. Explore the intricate link between river systems as conduits of waste to the ocean and the repercussions of ocean acidification and more.

In addition to learning about these critical topics, you'll also discover inspiring initiatives undertaken by organization's worldwide in the battle for healing our oceans. This course is crafted to cultivate a new generation of environmental leaders, fueling their passion to pioneer transformative solutions for our precious oceans.

In this course, you'll immerse yourself in the marvels and complexities of our planet's most crucial asset—the ocean.

Recommended for ages 16+

Through a series of modules, we'll deepen your understanding of ocean health, empowering you to make a tangible difference in safeguarding our marine ecosystems.

After each module, a quiz will assess your grasp of the material, while each lesson will offer diverse reflections and activities to facilitate learning and application of knowledge. Upon successful completion, you'll receive a certificate of achievement and gain entry into a network of inspiring organization's committed to nurturing your passion for ocean conservation. This network provides avenues for you to continue your journey, including volunteer opportunities worldwide, avenues for higher education, and mentorship programs.

Once you complete the course, you'll join the Ocean Health Graduates community. Here, you'll engage in continuous dialogue, find inspiration among fellow enthusiasts, and strengthen your unwavering commitment to ocean preservation.

Course Curriculum

    1. Welcome

    2. Video: Welcome

    3. Reasons for Hope with Dr Jane Goodall

    1. Lesson 1: Protecting our Oceans

    2. Video: Protecting our Oceans

    3. Quiz - Protecting our Oceans

    4. Lesson 2: Threats to Ocean Health

    5. Video: Threats to Ocean Health

    6. Quiz - Threats to Ocean Health

    7. Lesson 3: Ocean Acidification and Biodiversity Impacts

    8. Video: Ocean Acidification and Biodiversity Impacts

    9. Quiz - Ocean Acidification and Biodiversity

    1. Lesson 1: What is Plastic?

    2. Video: What is Plastic?

    3. Quiz - What is Plastic?

    4. Lesson 2: Understanding Ocean Plastic Pollution

    5. Video: Understanding Ocean Plastic Pollution

    6. Quiz - Understanding Ocean Plastic Pollution

    7. Lesson 3: The Problem with Plastic Pollution

    8. Video: The Problem with Plastic Pollution

    9. Quiz - The Problem with Plastic Pollution

    10. Lesson 4: Impacts on Rivers

    11. Video: Impacts of Rivers

    12. Lesson 5: Research on River Pollution

    13. Video: Research on River Pollution

    14. Quiz - Impacts of Rivers

    1. Lesson 1: Introduction to Seabin™ and Seabin Foundation

    2. Video: Introduction to Seabin™ and Seabin Foundation

    3. Lesson 2: Seabin™ Technology

    4. Video: Seabin™ Technology

    5. Quiz - Seabin™ Technology

    1. Lesson 1: Seabin™ City Program

    2. Video: Seabin™ City Program

    3. Quiz - Seabin™ City Program

    1. Lesson 1: Seabin Foundation Ocean Health Lab

    2. Video: Seabin Foundation Ocean Health Lab

    3. Quiz - Seabin Foundation Ocean Health Lab

About this course

  • Free
  • 3 hours of video content

What students loved

“After taking this course, I feel so passionate about making a difference to our planet and the health of our oceans! ”

Axel - 15 years

“It was amazing to learn all about the ocean, why it's important to us all and what the issues are facing humanity. The videos were engaging and the content was incredible. Highly recommended!”

Emily - 23 years

“I loved learning all about blue tech solutions. The videos were really engaging and the opportunities for what I can now do after the course to get involved with solutions is a plus!”

Jeremy - 18 years

“This free course is a must for anyone who cares about the ocean. I loved learning about the issues and the solutions. I feel so inspired and educated to make a difference now. ”

Hannah - 33 years

This free course is only possible because of the generous contributions from the Ocean Sheroes' 38-day Pacific Ocean rowing fundraising efforts and the valuable video content from inspiring ocean conservation organisations, brands, and creatives. This initiative showcases the strength of collective efforts to nurture the next generation of ocean stewards.

A heartfelt thank you to the following organisations for their video content:

We also extend our gratitude for the creative services and content provided by:

We're grateful to these organisations for offering pathways to students' post-course, fostering future ocean advocates:

Start your journey toward a cleaner, healthier ocean today.