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Supermarkets urged to create plastic-free aisle in every store

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10 mentions1 month ago
Supermarkets are being urged to create a plastic-free aisle in every store to prevent tons of waste packaging ending up in the world’s oceans. Around 300 million tons of plastic ...

The Brazilian Government Is Voting to Deforest Even More of the Amazon Rainforest

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5 mentions3 weeks ago
When Spanish conquistadores first trundled upon the edges of the Amazon rainforest, they believed they were glimpsing a virgin landscape, untouched by man, apparently not paying much attention to the ...

Invisible plastic particles from textiles and tyres a major source of ocean pollution

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8 mentions4 weeks ago
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 Tiny plastic particles washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres could contribute up to 30% of the ‘plastic soup’ polluting the world’s oceans ...

My life as an eco-warrior: Greenpeace Captain Peter Willcox on his oceanic battles to save the planet

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3 mentions1 month ago
JULY 10, 1985. Marsden Wharf, Auckland, New Zealand. Peter Willcox was in a deep sleep until the sound of the first bomb woke him and sent a large tremor throughout ...

15 Vegan Italian Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

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3 mentions1 month ago
When it comes to comfort food, nothing gets us quite like Italian food does. Pizza, focaccia, meaty lasagnas, savory sauces, and plenty of cheese … All of which can easily ...

Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year, study shows

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23 mentions1 month ago
Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year with dozens of particles becoming embedded in tissues, scientists have warned, in findings described as 'sobering' by the ...

Our oceans, our responsibility

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3 mentions4 weeks ago
For some people the oceans may seem vast - to me they are my garden and my home. For the last three decades I have spent most of my life ...

Supermarkets are being urged to create plastic-free aisles to help save our oceans

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9 mentions4 weeks ago
It's durable, flexible and keeps our food fresh; for a long time, plastic seemed like the perfect product. This was until we realised that we can never actually get rid ...

From sea to plate: how plastic got into our fish

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40 mentions1 month ago
It’s enough to make you cry over your moules frites. Scientists at Ghent University in Belgium recently calculated that shellfish lovers are eating up to 11,000 plastic fragments in their ...

Every Decade the Amount of Plastic We Produce Doubles! Learn How to Stop This NOW

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7 mentions3 weeks ago
Not a day goes by in our life that we don’t interact with plastic. This material is in objects that many of us cannot go a day without, such as ...

Arid land to a fertile Eden: permaculture lessons from Portugal

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12 mentions2 weeks ago
The land undulates upwards into gentle hills, cradling nooks of fertile terraces growing sweetcorn, sunflowers and tomatoes, before rolling down into tranquil lakes. It looks like a natural Edenic paradise ...

New dolphin discovered in the Amazon surprises scientists

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14 mentions2 months ago
Inia araguaiaensis Researchers have discovered a new species of river dolphin from the Amazon. Writing in the journal Plos One, scientists led by Tomas Hrbek of Brazil’s Federal University of ...

Deepest Place on Earth Contains 'Extraordinary' Pollution Levels

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In a surprise finding, scientists say the amount of pollutants in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench—one of the most remote locations on Earth—is so high that it outpaces the amounts ...

Communities in Mexico step up to protect a disappearing forest

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3 mentions6 days ago
On a Saturday afternoon in January, Julia Carabias, one of Mexico’s most respected biologists, was making herself useful – putting a fresh coat of blue paint on the walls of ...

Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: study

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17 mentions3 weeks ago
TOKYO With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 ...

Our seas have become a plastic graveyard

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5 mentions1 month ago
When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous. The crew had just one ...

New bill aims to cut protection to 1M hectares of Brazilian rainforest

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4 mentions1 week ago
A proposal under review by the Brazilian government aims to shrink four protected areas in the Amazon and eliminate another area entirely, Greenpeace says. If approved, the bid would put ...

The oceans are losing oxygen, posing growing threats to marine life, scientists report

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56 mentions1 month ago
A large research synthesis, published in one of the world’s most influential scientific journals, has detected a decline in the amount of dissolved oxygen in oceans around the world — ...

Our Oceans Are Garbage

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18 mentions2 weeks ago
Photos by authorThis post originally appeared on VICE Canada.When you're driving down the West Coast Highway on Vancouver Island, it's hard not to be in awe of the surrounding natural ...