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10 Things You Can Do Today to Start Solving the Plastic Water Bottle Problem

Norm Schriever | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green
Norm Schriever

What can you, the regular consumer or family, do to help?

Top 10 Items Found During The 2012 Coastal Cleanup

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.24.2013 | Green

The Ocean Conservancy, a Washington D.C.-based environmental organization, released its 2012 list of trash collected during its International Coastal ...

Seaweed Super-Sucker Hits The Beach

Melissa Cronin | Posted 05.14.2013 | Science

Massive mobile super-suckers will soon be roaming Spain's hottest beaches. But no need to fear -- you're unlikely to be sucked up. Unless you happe...

The 365th Daily Ocean Beach Cleanup

Sara Bayles | Posted 02.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Sara Bayles

One afternoon in late March of 2009 it occurred to me that I didn't need anyone to organize a beach cleanup for me. I could just grab a bag and go. Over the next few weeks I started The Daily Ocean beach cleanup project to photograph, weigh and share what I found online with people.

Frivolous Challenge: Nation's Most Progressive Plastic Bag Ban in Peril

Matthew Spiegl | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Matthew Spiegl

It's corporate bullying by the plastic industry to make cities and counties think twice before passing environmental laws that cut into their profits, laws that are supported by the majority of residents who prefer to live in clean communities.

Too Valuable to Toss: Why We Should Partner With Industry to Eliminate Ocean Trash

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 11.13.2011 | Impact
Vikki N. Spruill

The biggest challenge we face in saving our ocean is that so many of the threats are beneath the ocean's surface, literally out of sight and out of mind.

Ocean Trash Is No Picnic

Vikki N. Spruill | Posted 08.30.2011 | Green
Vikki N. Spruill

The 166 million pieces of trash recorded during Cleanups have given us an invaluable snapshot of ocean trash.

BP Oil Spill

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Care About the Earth? Four Simple Ways to Take Action

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

It's officially Climate Week. In case you feel discouraged that you can't do enough, remember Gandhi's words: "Almost everything you do will seem insignificant, but it is very important that you do it."

Volunteers Needed: California Coastal Cleanup Day

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last year, over 70,000 volunteers picked up over 1.6 million pounds of trash from California beaches. This year, the annual California Coastal Cleanup...