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Here's Why You Should Never Flush Your Contact Lenses Down The Toilet
Researchers estimate that billions of lenses are flushed each year in the U.S. -- and fragments of them might be ending up in our oceans.
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Area Of Plastic In The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Three Times The Size Of France
And there's up to 16 times more trash than scientists had thought.
Environmentalists Should Try an Ocean Tack
Journalist, columnist, broadcaster, internationalist, energy e...
It is hard to explain the way carbon, methane and ozone in the atmosphere cause the Earth to heat up. It is easier, I am telling my environmentalist friends, to understand that we will not be able to swim in the oceans.
Rowing Coaches Hope to Help Turn the Tide Against Plastic Pollution in the Oceans
California Native, Educator, Businessman, Columnist and former...
In October of 2014, California became the first state to ban single-use plastic bags. Unfortunately, opponents of the ban
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Your Face Wash Is Killing Oysters
Microplastics could be harming future generations of these helpful bivalves.
We Can Solve the Ocean Plastic Problem
President, Ocean Conservancy
Practically every kind of animal, from plankton to whales, is now contaminated by plastic. It's in the birds, in the turtles, in the fish. At the current rate, we could have 1 ton of plastics for every 3 tons of fish by 2025.
Jack Johnson Takes Out Trash to Beat Plastic Pollution
Lisa Kaas Boyle
I am an Environmental Attorney, Mother, and Activist on behalf...
Musician and surfer Jack Johnson may seem laid back, but not when it comes to fighting plastic pollution.
Surprise Finding Heightens Concern Over Tiny Bits Of Plastic Polluting Our Oceans
The bucket of fish scales, after the water had been removed. (Javier Gomez Fernandez) Watts pointed out that he always washes
Rescue for the Global Ocean (Part 3)
Director, World Ocean Observatory
This situation is further compounded by the variance or lack of regulation from country to country, by the absence of monitoring
New York Officials Want To Ban Your Face Wash To Save The Great Lakes
Marcus Eriksen is the co-founder and executive director of 5 Gyres, a nonprofit that studies aquatic plastic pollution. He
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Ubiquitous Plastics, Toxic Sponges Extraordinaire
Dr Reese Halter
Sadly, my favorite lake in Switzerland Lake Geneva is also full of plastics. And last week scientists from the University
Micro Plastics Used In Personal Grooming Products Harming The Great Lakes, Researchers Say
During this summer's follow-up studies in lakes Erie, Michigan and Ontario, along with the Saint Lawrence River, Mason and
Japan Tsunami Debris, Degrading Into Tiny Bits Of Plastic, Could Pose Health Risk
Last year, researchers discovered that about 80 percent of the plastic they collected along shorelines was in the form of
12 Connections Between Oil Spills and Plastic Pollution
Wallace J. Nichols, PhD
Chief Evangelist for Water (CEH2O), Buoy Labs Inc.
Both oil spills and plastic pollution kill ocean wildlife in obvious, quick ways and slow, insidious ways.
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