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EU Voted for Complete Ban on Single-Use Plastics by 2021 to Keep Our Oceans Healthier
Each year, around 8 million metric tons of plastics find their way into our oceans—this means that every minute, one garbage truck of plastic enters into our waterways. At least ...
May 30, 2019
Cafe Introduces ‘Green’ Straws — What They’re Made From Is Impressing Customers
The coconut tree is also known as the "Tree of Life" because all parts of the plant—from its ...
April 27, 2019
Plastic No More! Supermarket Adopts Banana Leaves for Packaging
A supermarket in Thailand has replaced its plastic packaging with banana leaf wrapping. Banana leaves have been traditionally used in ...
April 1, 2019
70-Year-Old ‘Action Nan’ Cleans 52 Beaches and Starts Radical Anti-Plastic Campaign
Pat Smith from Cornwall on the United Kingdom's south coast is on a mammoth mission to clean up ...
March 18, 2019
Small Oceanside Brewery Develops Edible Packaging for Beer
Amidst the plastic waste that is harming the marine ecosystem and its inhabitants, one brewery in Florida is ...
January 2, 2019
Vanuatu Bans Plastic Bags in Bid to Preserve Its Ocean
The South Pacific Ocean nation of Vanuatu has banned unrecyclable plastic bags and polystyrene takeaway boxes in a ...
January 2, 2018
A 17-Year-Old Might Have Figured Out a Solution to the Ocean Trash Problem (Video)
There's a potential solution for ocean pollution.
May 16, 2017
How Tiny Pieces of Plastic in Our Oceans Are ‘Terrifying’
For years, fish have been feeding on tiny pieces of plastic in the ocean, mistaking them for food. ...
August 2, 2016
Healing the Earth With Mushrooms
Picture a mushroom and you probably imagine the familiar cap and stem shape that grows above ground. However, ...
April 22, 2016
NYC Waters Are Teeming With Plastic Particles, Study Finds
NEW YORK—The waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down ...
February 13, 2016
The Associated Press
Microbeads Are a Sign of Our Plastic Consumer Madness
How much are whiter teeth and smoother skin worth to you? Are they worth the water and fish ...
April 27, 2015
8.8 Million Tons of Plastic Pollute Oceans Every Year
Boobies, like albatrosses, can be forgiven for feeding plastic to their chicks, because they think it’s just another ...
April 8, 2015
The Oceans’ Plastic Problem Gets 8M Tons Worse Every Year (Video)
New research shows humans send between 4.8 and 12.7 million tons of plastics into the world’s oceans every ...
February 13, 2015
More Than 5 Trillion Pieces of Plastic in the World’s Oceans
5.25 trillion — that's a conservative estimate of just how many pieces of plastic are swirling around the ...
December 16, 2014
Plastic Bag Ban Expands to Small Grocers
The next phase of Los Angeles’ plastic bag ban started July 1.
July 2, 2014
Plastic Kills: Here Is Why (+Video)
Plastic garbage invades land and oceans. Micro particles enter the food chain poisoning fish and ourselves. Click here ...
June 15, 2014
Bureo: A Skateboard Making Waves (+Video)
Bureo is an innovative skateboard company making decks from recycled drift nets off the coast of Chile. Find ...
June 14, 2014
Are You Still Washing Your Face With Plastic? (+Video)
Micro beads are common in many conventional cosmetics that contain exfoliation properties including soaps, facial and body scrubs.
June 6, 2014
Oceans of Plastic: Melbourne Filmmaker Sees Firsthand the Effects of Plastic on Marine Health
When Melbourne-based filmmaker Michael J. Lutman agreed to film a scientific expedition examining water quality in a section ...
May 28, 2014
Alabama Candidate’s Ad Goes Viral, Suggests Conservative ‘Squad’ to Fight Socialism
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FDA Approves ‘Breakthrough’ Cystic Fibrosis Therapy, Extending Treatment to 90 Percent of Patients
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Canada’s Trudeau to Remain in Power but With Minority Government