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Our Oceans Are A Human Casualty

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7 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 ...

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 ...

Straw Wars: The Fight to Rid the Oceans of Discarded Plastic

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20 mentions1 week ago
Of the eight million tons of plastic trash that flow every year into the world’s oceans, the plastic drinking straw is surely not a top contributor to all that tonnage.

5 Chinese “artivists” that took on China’s air pollution

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2 mentions1 week ago
With avenues of protest and online discussion strictly controlled, artists in China are finding increasingly creative ways to voice their frustration at their cities’ appalling air pollution. It's easy to ...

Plastic waste has gotten out of hand. Ban plastic foam take-out boxes

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7 mentions1 week ago
Five years ago, a proposed law banning the use of polystyrene containers to serve burgers, salads and other prepared foods failed in the state Assembly after heavy opposition from the ...

New Hope for the Oceans: Engaging Faith-Based Communities in Marine Conservation

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2 mentions6 days ago
Department of Theology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA Science alone cannot protect the oceans and their biological diversity. Whereas, scientists can identify problems and empirical steps toward their resolution, support ...

World Oceans Day Clothing

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2 mentions1 week ago
All of our designs are printed on demand, in the UK and in full colour, ensuring high quality. All of our t-shirts, tops, hoodies and sweats are made from extra ...

Is Your Love for Surfing Harming the Oceans? How to Minimize Your Footprint in the Water

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2 mentions1 week ago
Surfing, a sport enjoyed from coasts around the world, is more than just a hobby to do in the water. Many surfers would agree that at the core, it’s a ...

London's plastic water bottle waste is out of control, mayor warned

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10 mentions1 week ago
The amount of waste from single-use plastic bottles in London has risen out of control, according to a report from the London assembly environment committee. It calls on the mayor ...

Plastic Pollution Coalition

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Find out why Loading... The interactive transcript could not be loaded. Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please ...

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

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34 mentions1 week 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 ...

Rising oceans to submerge climate-change denier Donald Trump's resorts over the coming years

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16 mentions1 week ago
Donald Trump once said climate change was a “hoax” invented by the Chinese but the phenomenon could be responsible for flooding his own Florida properties. Environmental experts lined up to ...

Carbon Pollution Linked To Extreme Weather In New Study

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4 mentions1 week ago
April 13th, 2017 by Guest ContributorOriginally published on Skeptical Science. By John Abraham It was only a few weeks ago that I wrote about changes to extreme weather in a ...

Did You Know that the Oceans Have It All?

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3 mentions1 week ago
Climate Change, Editors' Choice, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Global, Global Governance, Headlines, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Projects, TerraViva United Nations It is the United Nations, which by the ...

Why your flip flops are killing the oceans

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13 mentions1 week ago
Tons of flip flops wash up on East African coast each year, says conservation group Discarded flip flops can harm marine animal and plant life, it says Watamu, Kenya (CNN)The ...

Coal Ash Pollution Threatens Groundwater At Western Kentucky Power Plant

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5 mentions2 weeks ago
The plume of polluted water was black. In the satellite images, it snaked from the coal ash landfill at the D.B. Wilson Power Plant in Western Kentucky, about 40 minutes ...

Online database maps ocean pollution and its effect on animals

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11 mentions1 week ago
A group of German scientists has compiled findings from 1,267 studies in an effort to make information accessible to the public. There is no away. Garbage trucks do not make ...

This Drinkable Water Bubble Could Kill the Plastic Bottle Once and For All

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4 mentions2 weeks ago
The eco-friendly water bottle of the future could be an edible, drinkable, compostable bubble. From London-based creators Skipping Rocks Lab, Ooho! is poised to be an antidote to the wasteful ...

Americans are spending more than ever on plastic surgery

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4 mentions6 days ago
Americans underwent hundreds of thousands of breast implant, liposuction and nose surgeries last year, spending billions to make 2016 the most plastic year ever. An American Society of Plastic Surgeons ...

Chicago Booth MBA Fights Plastic Pollution With Her Social Enterprise

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2 mentions7 days ago
1,500 plastic bottles are used in the US every single second. 70% never make it to a recycling bin. Instead, most go to landfills and end up in our oceans.

How not to create traffic jams, pollution and urban sprawl

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40 mentions1 week ago
Don���t let people park for free EVEN if the new headquarters that Apple is creating in California does not prove to be “the best office building in the world”, as ...

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

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3 mentions1 week ago
The AWI Litterbase portal is the first to gather all published scientific data on marine litter [23. March 2017]Where is marine litter concentrated, and which species and ecosystems does it ...

Why your flip flops are killing the oceans

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Tons of flip flops wash up on East African coast each year, says conservation group Discarded flip flops can harm marine animal and plant life, it says Watamu, Kenya (CNN)The ...

Coca-Cola produces over 100 billion plastic bottles that can't be recycled, Greenpeace says

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18 mentions2 weeks ago
Coca-Cola is failing to combat the environmental damage caused by it producing over 100 billion throwaway plastic bottles each year, a new analysis by Greenpeace has revealed. Last March the ...

Video Shows All the Plastic Hidden in Sand Sifted From Our Beaches, and It’s Not a Pretty Sight

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5 mentions1 week ago
With Earth Day just around the corner, there is no better time to be inspired to act to save the planet. Two organizations that are inspiring the world to take ...

Neonicotinoids: Prominent pesticides escape into the environment

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2 mentions1 week ago
The 1990s was a watershed era in pest control — and, by extension, agriculture — thanks to a particular bit of chemical innovation. With the emergence of a compound called ...

The mesopelagic: Cinderella of the oceans

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5 mentions7 days ago
One of the least-understood parts of the sea is also one of the most important FEW have heard of the mesopelagic. It is a layer of the ocean, a few ...

Filament Friday: Refil PET Helps Divert Plastic Bottles from Landfills

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3 mentions1 week ago
For our first Filament Friday, I brought you Refil’s Recycled ABS filament, an alternative to buying first-use plastics and creating more plastic waste with your 3D printing adventures. This week ...

International Arctic Fisheries Cooperation: Just in Time?

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4 mentions1 week ago
At the human level, cooperation is a way of survival in the Arctic. It’s how indigenous people have not only survived, but thrived, in what are extreme conditions to those ...

State of the Environment Report 2016: What is Australia’s carrying capacity?

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3 mentions1 week ago
We need to recognise Australia's very limited human carrying capacity before it's too late, writes Sue Arnold. THE AUSTRALIAN'S Greg Sheridan writes that, as a nation, we would be better ...

U.S. National Academies panel endorses controversial human air pollution tests

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6 mentions1 week ago
Originally published by E&E News A panel of outside experts has broadly endorsed U.S. Enivronmetnal Protection Agency’s (EPA's) use of voluntary human testing in air pollution studies, saying in a ...

Pollutoys: Plush Toys to Teach Kids About Plastic Pollution

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
Sea Shepherd has launched Pollutoys, a collection of plush toys created to teach kids about the plastic pollution issue. Pollutoys is a collection of eight adorable plushies teaching kids about ...

Mega-Dairy Air Pollution Threat Puts Environmentalists On Alert

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5 mentions1 week ago
Boardman is best known to thousands of people for its roadside attraction: a sprawling tree farm along Interstate 84. Acres of poplar trees sprouted in orderly rows along the highway ...

Here are some simple ways you can adopt a sustainable lifestyle, live green and pollution-free

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4 mentions1 week ago
Earlier last year it was made official that in the 136 years of record keeping, 2015 was the hottest recorded year, beating by the widest margin. Then, January 2016 broke ...

Scientists Created Edible Water Orbs to Replace Plastic Bottles

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2 mentions1 week ago
In case you haven’t seen these new water orbs, you NEED to. A start-up based in London called Skipping Rocks Lab has created innovative sustainable packaging made from plants and ...

Choking our marine habitat with plastic waste

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Sebastian Partogi The Jakarta Post Jakarta | Tue, April 11, 2017 | 10:52 am According to data from researcher Jenna R. Jambeck in 2015, Indonesia ranked second in the list ...

The Oceans and Fisheries Partnership (USAID Oceans), Asia-Pacific

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2 mentions1 week ago
The Asia-Pacific region’s waters are home to some of the world’s most productive and biodiverse marine ecosystems, providing food and income to more than 200 million people. However, these waters ...

London's plastic water bottle waste is out of control, mayor is told

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2 mentions1 week ago
The amount of waste from single-use plastic bottles in London has risen out of control, according to a report from the London assembly environment committee. It calls on the mayor ...

How Mealworms Could Eat Away Plastic Waste

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3 mentions1 week ago
The plastic consumption culture in the United States is getting out of control. Everywhere we turn, we’re surrounded by plastic. Plastic is such a versatile material that it’s used in ...

ENVIRONMENT ⇆ ECONOMY

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3 mentions1 week ago
A lot of people – on all ends of the political spectrum – believe it's the environment versus the economy. Climate versus capitalism. Mother Nature versus markets. I've run out ...

Recycling fishing gear is a net positive for startups and oceans

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6 mentions2 weeks ago
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 2:45amThis article originally ran on Ensia. In 2013, Joel Baziuk had a problem. He had too many fishing nets and no good way to get ...

Warming Oceans May Lead to Smaller Fish

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6 mentions1 week ago
Rising temperatures could limit the growth of large, active fish, potentially upsetting food webs and slashing fishery yields. Creature (Inside Science) -- Your grandfather's nostalgic memories are probably right: Fish ...

IoT protects fishing fleets and global fisheries with RPMA technology

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8 mentions1 week ago
The global seafood industry is over $190 billion. Millions of fishers take to the oceans each day to feed local communities and a growing global appetite for seafood. How can ...

Vitamin B diminishes effects of air pollution-induced cardiovascular disease

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2 mentions2 weeks ago
B vitamins can mitigate the impact of fine particle pollution on cardiovascular disease. Healthy non-smokers who took vitamin B supplements nearly reversed any negative effects on their cardiovascular and immune ...

Edible Water Bubbles That Might Replace Plastic Bottles Very Soon

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2 mentions1 week ago
An innovative sustainable packaging start-up based in London is hoping for the extinction of plastic water bottles. Called Ooho!, the bubbles contain drinkable water, which is compromised of an edible ...

How not to create traffic jams, pollution and urban sprawl

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14 mentions1 week ago
Don���t let people park for free EVEN if the new headquarters that Apple is creating in California does not prove to be “the best office building in the world”, as ...

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

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8 mentions1 week 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.

Coca-Cola urged to ditch 'throwaway plastic'

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3 mentions2 weeks ago
Greenpeace says throwaway drinks bottles are key to tackling plastic pollution in the world's oceans, as they are the most common type of plastic packaging found washed up in shorelines ...

Loss of old-growth faster than for tropical rainforest: Sierra Club of B.C.

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4 mentions1 week ago
Vancouver Island is losing its old-growth forests three times faster than tropical rainforests are disappearing worldwide, according to the Sierra Club of B.C. The environmental organization said 30 per cent ...

UK-based start-up hopes to cut plastic waste with innovative water balls

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2 mentions1 week ago
left right left right left right left right left right left right LONDON Small transparent spheres filled with natural or flavored water could help provide a solution to London's plastic ...
 

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