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Research Shows Fish Are Mistaking Plastic Pollution for Food Because of the Way it Smells

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Research Shows Fish Are Mistaking Plastic Pollution for Food Because of the Way it Smells

Source: The Guardian/Fiona Harvey - August 18, 2017

Fish may be actively seeking out plastic debris in the oceans as the tiny pieces appear to smell similar to their natural prey, new research more…

When You Drop Plastic Into the Ocean Anywhere in the World, Where Will it End up?

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When You Drop Plastic Into the Ocean Anywhere in the World, Where Will it End up?

Source: The Guardian/Alan Evans - July 3, 2017

It is estimated that between four and 12m metric tonnes of plastic makes its way into the ocean each year. This figure is only likely to rise, more…

Asian Nations Make Pledge to Keep Plastic Pollution out of Oceans

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Asian Nations Make Pledge to Keep Plastic Pollution out of Oceans

Source: BBC News/Roger Harrabin - June 8, 2017

Nations responsible for much of the world's ocean plastic pollution have promised to start cleaning up their act.
At a UN oceans summit, delegates from more…

Millions of Plastic Pieces Find Their Way to a Pristine Pacific Island

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Millions of Plastic Pieces Find Their Way to a Pristine Pacific Island

Source: NPR/Camila Domonoske - May 17, 2017

More than 37 million pieces of plastic debris have accumulated on a remote island in the South Pacific, thousands of miles from the nearest city, more…

Dress For Success: How You Can Help Solve the Plastic Pollution Crisis in Our Ocean

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Dress For Success: How You Can Help Solve the Plastic Pollution Crisis in Our Ocean

Source: The TerraMar Project - May 9, 2017

We see it in the news all the time: the oceans are drowning in plastic.
There are plastic bags and plastic rings, plastic straws and more…

A Curse of Durability: Plastics in Our World’s Oceans

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A Curse of Durability: Plastics in Our World’s Oceans

Source: Phys.org/ Max Planck Society/Friedrich Widdel - May 9, 2017

Plastic is an indispensable part of everyday life. Bottles, bags, packaging and technical molded parts made of plastic are lightweight and resistant to water and more…

UN’s War on Plastic: A Mission to Save the Oceans and Marine Life

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UN’s War on Plastic: A Mission to Save the Oceans and Marine Life

Source: UN News Centre - May 2, 2017

There will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans by 2050 unless people stop using single-use plastic items such as plastic bags and more…

Yoga Pants Believed to be a Source of Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

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Yoga Pants Believed to be a Source of Plastic Pollution in the Ocean

Source: The Huffington Post/Eleanor Goldberg - March 23, 2017

Here’s something to meditate about.

Yoga pants, and other clothes made from common synthetic materials, are causing the world’s oceans to fill up with minuscule more…

A New Use For Plastic: Entrepreneur Turns Waste Into a Way to Save Trees in Kenya

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A New Use For Plastic: Entrepreneur Turns Waste Into a Way to Save Trees in Kenya

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Benson Rioba - March 16, 2017

Plastic littering the streets of Kariobangi is an eyesore for many residents. But for Aghan Oscar it spells opportunity.

Thirteen years ago, Aghan, bothered by more…

Dell First to Use Recycled Ocean Plastics Packaging in Computer Industry

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Dell First to Use Recycled Ocean Plastics Packaging in Computer Industry

Source: The Nation - March 10, 2017

Dell announced that it has become the first computer manufacturer to ship ocean plastics packaging, the result of an innovative, commercial-scale pilot program.

Dell said more…