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Ocean Garbage

These Fishermen Make Chairs From Garbage They Find While Out At Sea

The Huffington Post | Clarke Reilly | Posted 07.29.2014 | Green

Most of us know there are unfortunate amounts of plastic floating about in the world's oceans and that the ubiquitous substance is even making its way...

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...

STUDY: Ocean Litter Miles Deep At One Of California's Most Treasured Locations

The Santa Cruz Sentinel | Jason Hoppin | Posted 08.05.2013 | San Francisco

MOSS LANDING -- Look out across Monterey Bay, and one hardly thinks of a junkyard. But below the surface, decades of garbage have been piling up, a ne...

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.

Centuries-Old Trash Blankets Sydney Harbor

Posted 06.24.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: Sydney Harbor is one of the world's most picturesque seaports, renowned for both its natural beauty ...

2011 Coastal Cleanup Effort Collects 9 Million Pounds Of Garbage

AP | Posted 05.27.2012 | Green

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Volunteers around the world collected nearly 9 million pounds of cigarettes, bottles and other trash during a coastal cleanup c...

Debris From Japan Tsunami Reaches West Coast

AP | Posted 12.15.2011 | Green

PORT ANGELES, Wash. -- Some debris from the March tsunami in Japan has reached the West Coast. The float was displayed at a Tuesday night presentatio...

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...

Beached Grey Whale In Seattle Had Shocking Amount Of Garbage In Its Stomach

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

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