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Marine Pollution

Why Scientists Want To Look Inside Surfers' Butts

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.18.2015 | Green

Researchers have taken the war on superbugs to a surprising battlefield -- surfers’ butts. Specifically, their rectums. The World Health Organiza...

Kate Sheppard

A Little Good News About The Awful Amount Of Plastic In The Ocean

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green

CASCAIS, Portugal -- Giant patches of garbage floating in the ocean have received a lot of press in recent years. But they're just the tip of the prov...

Photo Of Drowned Sea Turtle Reminds Us All To Clean Up After Ourselves

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 05.29.2015 | Green

Ocean conservationist and photographer Juan Oliphant was diving in water off Oahu's North Shore when he and his group stumbled on a startling discover...

Ecomarkets: Scaling Up Marine Conservation

Rod Fujita | Posted 03.01.2013 | Green
Rod Fujita

Because markets see value only in parts of the ocean, and not in the whole, the valuable pieces are extracted and the rest is degraded. To scale up ocean conservation, we need to level the playing field. We term this collection of tools "eco-markets."

Oceans of Garbage: Why People Are Eating Their Own Trash

Francesca Koe | Posted 09.18.2012 | Green
Francesca Koe

These seem to be the earliest vehicles that drove the phrase into our public consciousness here in America. Fast forward many decades and the literal meaning has manifested itself in a very unappetizing way: People are eating their own trash.

This Is What 5,000 Kids In LA Did Today

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.07.2012 | Los Angeles

It's a good thing that kids care about the environment because they're the ones sticking around. An inspiring 5,000 Los Angeles kids gathered Thurs...