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Getting to the bottom of the oceans’ tallest peaks

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4 mentions1 month ago
Our oceans are home to a number of globally rare habitats that marine animals rely on. These areas are often characterized by the presence of endemic species and are usually ...

This Small Island Nation Makes a Big Case For Protecting Our Oceans

30 mentions2 weeks ago
It stands to reason that if you protect the ocean, ecosystems will thrive. Now, scientists have hard data to back up that logical assumption, thanks to a sweeping study of ...

Once unthinkable, now common: Seabirds ingesting plastic

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5 mentions3 weeks 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 ...

UN Declares War on Ocean Plastic #UNEnvironment

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27 mentions2 months ago
23 February 2017 – UN Environment launched today an unprecedented global campaign to eliminate major sources of marine litter: microplastics in cosmetics and the excessive, wasteful usage of single-use plastic ...

Our Oceans Are Garbage

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18 mentions1 month 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 ...

Actors and Activists to Highlight 'Voices 4 Oceans' on Mar. 23

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2 mentions1 month ago
Notable actors and activists will join forces to support The 5 Gyres Institute at the Voices 4 Oceans benefit storytelling event in Santa Monica, California, on Thursday, Mar. 23. Get ...

How Countries in Africa are Winning the Fight Against Plastic Pollution

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3 mentions7 days ago
By Emily DiFrisco The scourge of plastic pollution has far-reaching environmental and animal and human health consequences all over the world, and countries in Africa are no exception. Plastic trash ...

Video captures moment plastic enters food chain

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39 mentions1 month 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 ...

UN takes aim at 'wasteful' plastics in oceans

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8 mentions2 months ago
Under fire are microplastics in cosmetics and single-use plastics, such as water bottles and plastic bags, with the UN calling their use "wasteful" and "excessive". The announcement comes as Sky's ...

Plastic Pollution Coalition

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
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Our Oceans Are A Human Casualty

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8 mentions7 days ago
My son pondered the ocean: Its life, its force, its energy, its vastness, and its beauty. Sadly, climate change and human interference could change all that. As I sat behind ...

5 Realities About Plastic Pollution That Won’t Go Away Until We Do Something

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6 mentions4 weeks ago
When is the last time you touched something made out of plastic? A day ago? An hour ago? Are you touching plastic right now? Cups, lids, straws, containers, wrappers, bottles ...

International Plastic Kills Campaign Launches in Spain

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3 mentions3 weeks ago
Clothing designer Natura launched Plastic Kills in collaboration with Plastic Pollution Coalition in Barcelona, Spain, last week. The campaign raises awareness about the harmful consumption of single-use plastic and educates ...

Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags

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24 mentions3 weeks ago
In an effort to reduce plastic waste, shoppers will no longer be able to get single-use bags at supermarkets. If you happen to be shopping for groceries in Tunisia, you ...

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

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9 mentions2 months 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 ...

Kenya announces breakthrough ban on plastic bags #UNEnvironment

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7 mentions1 month ago
15 March 2017 – The Government of Kenya announced today a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags, to take effect in six months. This announcement ...

How Plastic Bottles Benefit ExxonMobil

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19 mentions2 weeks ago
America has a dangerous and deadly addiction to plastic. If recent trends in New York State are any indication, it’s not going away anytime soon, thanks in part to multi-million-dollar ...

New Campaign Wants You to ‘Stop Sucking’ and Save Marine Animals From Plastic Straws

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3 mentions1 month ago
Americans use 500 million plastic straws every day. Every single day. And where do all these plastic straws end up? Sadly, the majority travel to our oceans. Some local recycling ...

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

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7 mentions2 months 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 ...

Why You Should Never Sip From a Plastic Straw Again

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3 mentions2 months ago
Entourage, has launched a campaign to reduce the amount of single-use plastic usage in this country in order to protect and save marine wildlife and the environment. Plastic drinking straws ...

These Awesome Breakthroughs in the Fight Against Plastic Pollution Will Give You Hope!

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6 mentions4 weeks ago
There is no doubt that we have reached crisis point with our plastic obsession. This material is seemingly ubiquitous in everyday society, used to wrap just about any product you ...

There is No ‘Away’: How Each of Us Can Help Stop Plastic Pollution

7 mentions1 month ago
Related: Waste Not Leadership Natural Resources Last month, Indonesia pledged to cut plastic pollution by an astounding 70 percent by 2025, in response to the UN Environment Programme’s #CleanSeas campaign.

The Film 'A Plastic Ocean' Shows us a World Awash With Garbage

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
We live in a world of plastic. Shopping bags, drink bottles, your toothbrush and even your clothes are among the everyday items made from plastic. But plastic isn’t fantastic, and ...

Litter is present throughout the world's oceans: 1,220 species affected

5 mentions3 weeks ago
Where is marine litter concentrated, and which species and ecosystems does it affect? Researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute have for the first time compiled all scientific data published on ...

Surge in coal pollution led to smaller newborns: study

3 mentions3 weeks ago
In fresh evidence about the dangers of coal pollution, a scientist on Monday said a switch to coal-fired power in a southern US state after a nuclear accident in 1979 ...