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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
Educator, Businessman, Freelance Columnist
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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 and CEO, 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
Attorney, Consultant, Writer
Musician and surfer Jack Johnson may seem laid back, but not when it comes to fighting plastic pollution.
Surprise Finding Adds To Health Worries Over Ocean Plastic
Rescue for the Global Ocean (Part 3)
Director, World Ocean Observatory
New York May Ban Your Face Wash To Save The Great Lakes
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Ubiquitous Plastics, Toxic Sponges Extraordinaire
Dr. Reese Halter
Broadcaster & Biologist
Why Your Facial Scrub Is Hurting The Great Lakes
Japan Tsunami Anniversary: Could Tiny Bits Of Plastic In The Ocean Threaten Our Health?
12 Connections Between Oil Spills and Plastic Pollution
Wallace J Nichols
Marine biologist, author, dad
Both oil spills and plastic pollution kill ocean wildlife in obvious, quick ways and slow, insidious ways.
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