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Journey of the Plastic Microbeads: From Science to Legal Policy

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The Plastic Microbead is having its 15 minutes of fame. Though hard to see because it is less than 5mm, the microbead is in the spotlight because it is a surprisingly bad actor. In fact, the microbead should have a Razzie by now.

Plastic Pollution: A Social Justice Perspective

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.21.2015 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

We all have different tools in out tool boxes that we can use to fight the power of corporations that place short-term profit over the long-term health and well-being of people and the planet. The time is NOW to use all that we have to stop plastic pollution.

The End Is Really Not Nigh

Nina Burleigh | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics
Nina Burleigh

By some accounts, there have been at least 200 documented, date-specific end-of-world predictions in the last two millennia. Now, having just passed u...

Kyra Sedgwick Leads Global Call to End Plastic Pollution at United Nations

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.31.2012 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Kyra Sedgwick, film actress and star of television's popular show The Closer, is using her famed communications skills to educate the public and world leaders about something that really upsets her: single-use plastics.

Did You Just Eat a Plastic Bag? How Plastic Pollution Has Entered Our Food Chain

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

Many of us limit our intake of tuna and swordfish due to high chemical levels in those fish, and research shows disposable plastic waste may be a potent source of this contamination.