Influencer Greenpeace UK - featured

Once unthinkable, now common: Seabirds ingesting plastic

favicon iNews
4 mentions1 hour ago
This sculpture shows a scene that was once unthinkable – seabirds ingesting vast quantities of plastic. With nine in every ten seabirds now having plastic in their stomachs it has ...

Kenya becomes latest African nation to ban plastic bags

favicon Washington Post
2 mentions1 week ago
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya has become the latest African nation to ban the manufacture and import of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging. Environment Minister Judi W.

Millions of single-use plastic soft drink bottles sold every year, report shows

favicon the Guardian
7 mentions1 week ago
More than two million tonnes of throwaway plastic soft drinks bottles are sold each year, with only a small proportion made from recycled materials, research reveals. A survey by Greenpeace ...

Video captures moment plastic enters food chain

favicon BBC News
39 mentions2 weeks ago
A scientist has filmed the moment plastic microfibre is ingested by plankton, illustrating how the material is affecting life beneath the waves. The footage shows one way that waste plastic ...