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Here's How Much Plastic You Eat Each Year
New research estimates the amount of plastic particles entering your body from beer, honey, bottled water and more.
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Microplastics Have Invaded Some Of The Planet’s Most Remote Places
Plastic trash is everywhere. And it's not going away.
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This Is How Microplastics Can Pollute The Air You Breathe
By Matt Simon, Wired
A new study gives clues on how wind can carry tiny pieces of plastics far far away.
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New Study Finds Plastic In 50 Dead Whales, Dolphins, Seals
Activists called the findings “ominous.”
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Here's Why You Should Never Flush Your Contact Lenses Down The Toilet
Researchers estimate that billions of lenses are flushed each year in the U.S. -- and fragments of them might be ending up in our oceans.
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Area Of Plastic In The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Three Times The Size Of France
And there's up to 16 times more trash than scientists had thought.
THE WORLD POST
Environmentalists Should Try an Ocean Tack
Journalist, broadcaster, public speaker
It is hard to explain the way carbon, methane and ozone in the atmosphere cause the Earth to heat up. It is easier, I am telling my environmentalist friends, to understand that we will not be able to swim in the oceans.
Rowing Coaches Hope to Help Turn the Tide Against Plastic Pollution in the Oceans
California Native, Educator, Businessman, Columnist and former...
Team Uniting Nations will be competing again this year in the fastest ocean row boat on the Pacific, "Danielle," but with
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Your Face Wash Is Killing Oysters
Microplastics could be harming future generations of these helpful bivalves.
We Can Solve the Ocean Plastic Problem
President, Ocean Conservancy
Practically every kind of animal, from plankton to whales, is now contaminated by plastic. It's in the birds, in the turtles, in the fish. At the current rate, we could have 1 ton of plastics for every 3 tons of fish by 2025.
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Jack Johnson Takes Out Trash to Beat Plastic Pollution
Lisa Kaas Boyle
I am an Environmental Attorney, Mother, and Activist on behalf...
Musician and surfer Jack Johnson may seem laid back, but not when it comes to fighting plastic pollution.
Surprise Finding Heightens Concern Over Tiny Bits Of Plastic Polluting Our Oceans
Only about 1 percent of the plastic estimated to reside in the oceans has been accounted for by the five major floating garbage
Rescue for the Global Ocean (Part 3)
Director, World Ocean Observatory
Oil and its derivative, plastic, the base elements of the global economy; we return again and again to this management challenge
New York Officials Want To Ban Your Face Wash To Save The Great Lakes
“From the Great Lakes to the Hudson River to Long Island Sound, our commitment to protecting and restoring New York’s waters
Ubiquitous Plastics, Toxic Sponges Extraordinaire
Dr Reese Halter
Two summers ago researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Superior discovered that Lakes' Superior, Huron and Erie were
Micro Plastics Used In Personal Grooming Products Harming The Great Lakes, Researchers Say
Rios's background includes studying plastic debris and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Pacific garbage patch
Japan Tsunami Debris, Degrading Into Tiny Bits Of Plastic, Could Pose Health Risk
"Over long periods of time, big plastics degrade into smaller and smaller particles, and these may create an additional route
12 Connections Between Oil Spills and Plastic Pollution
Wallace J Nichols PhD
Marine Biologist & Bestselling Author of Blue Mind
Both oil spills and plastic pollution kill ocean wildlife in obvious, quick ways and slow, insidious ways.
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