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Pacific Garbage Patch

Humans Are Leaving Their Mark On The Planet In The Worst Way Possible

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.19.2014 | Green

Humans will now be forever inscribed into the Earth's geological history. Our everlasting signature? Plastic-infused stones. The newly identified s...

SoBe Ad Campaign Takes Environmental Ignorance To A New Level

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.25.2013 | Green

You know how online ads are supposed to know exactly what you want to see and buy? Well online ads don’t know Stiv Wilson. The communications di...

Mercury Levels In Pacific Ocean Rising Thanks To Asia's Coal-Burning Plants

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

As if you needed another reason to cringe at the number of coal-fired power plants operating on our fragile Earth, a new study published in Nature Geo...

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...

'Green News Report' - May 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Poll show...

PHOTOS: When Plastic Meets Ocean

Posted 12.26.2011 | Green

Captain Charles Moore had an unexpected discovery in 1997. Traveling between Hawaii and California, Moore is said to be the first to document what bec...

ANTARCTIC Garbage Patch Could Be Forming

news.discovery.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Much of the global ocean remains uncharted in terms of pollution, but unfortunately the more we look, the more we find. And now even the most remote, ...

Media Catches the Boat to Pacific Garbage Patch

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Kaas Boyle

The "away" of our throwaway society turns out to be, in part, a giant patch of broken plastic bits swirling around the Pacific Gyres in an area that has been dubbed "The Great Pacific Garbage Patch."

Oprah Shines Light On Great Pacific Garbage Patch (VIDEO)

Oprah, Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Oprah's green episode for Earth Day started with chilling footage and description of a giant island of trash -- "The Great Pacific Garbage Patch". ...