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Ocean Plastic

Sea Shepherd Spearheads Cleaning Up the Oceans

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.20.2015 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

For every problem there are at least three solutions. Let me tell you of one very exciting solution that's turning ocean plastic into fashion and making a difference.

Study: Plastic Debris Widespread On Ocean Surface

AP | By MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 08.30.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Plastic junk is floating widely on the world's oceans, but there's less of it than expected, a study says. Such ocean...

Ocean Plastic's Impact on Wild Sea Turtles

Wallace J Nichols | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Wallace J Nichols

Our plastic footprint is on remote beaches, in isolated patches of ocean and in the stomachs of wild endangered animals. But there's nothing convenient about our future with plastic. We have a lot of work to do to reverse this mess.

10 Ways to Use Less Plastic

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

by guest blogger Beth Terry, author and green-living pioneer Before June of 2007, I lived the plastic lifestyle. It's no great surprise--most of us d...

Disturbing News From Under The Sea

| Susanne Rust | Posted 04.30.2012 | Los Angeles

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch By Susanne Rust The cause célèbre of plastic litter in the ocean is the Texas-sized, swi...

1/3 Of Loggerhead Turtles In Adriatic Sea Found With Plastic In Intestines

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One in three loggerhead turtles in the Adriatic Sea has plastic in its intestine, according to researchers studying the impact of debris on marine lif...

The Plastiki Voyage: Marine Debris Is Our Problem

Jo Royle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jo Royle

We began exploring the Antarctic continent, a land that no human can permanently inhabit. I faced a staggering accumulation of debris. How could we have such a far-reaching impact?