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National Geographic's Clever New Cover Contains Chilling Warning About Plastics
"One of the best covers I've seen."
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Even The Bottom Of The World's Deepest Ocean Trench Is Not Safe From Plastic Bags
A plastic bag was found at a depth of almost 36,000 feet in the Mariana Trench. Scientists say it's the world's deepest known piece of plastic trash.
Recycling Symbols, Decoded
The symbols on plastic items don’t necessarily indicate whether or not you can recycle them. Here’s what you need to know.
Mutant Enzyme Eats Plastic
The breakthrough could help save the globe from the growing plastic pollution crisis.
Problematic Plastic By The Numbers
These astonishing facts will make you rethink every piece of plastic you use.
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Scientists Accidentally Create A Plastic-Eating Enzyme
The discovery may be a breakthrough in tackling the plastic pollution crisis.
Diver's Video Shows 'Horrifying' Pollution Near Bali
It's a devastating sight, but it's not uncommon.
Meet 4 Zero-Waste Pioneers Helping Shoppers Ditch Plastic
"This is a movement here to stay."
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Ocean Plastic Pollution Isn’t Just Immoral, It’s Illegal
Campaigners can use the moral force of international law to drastically reduce pollution to oceans.
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What Happens When One Of The World's Biggest Cities Doesn't Recycle
In Shanghai, an army of secret recyclers has been credited with keeping mountains of trash out of the city's landfills.
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China No Longer Wants Your Trash. Here's Why That's Potentially Disastrous.
The country has been the “world’s wastebasket” for decades. But starting Jan. 1, China has said "no more."
This Image Shows The Tragedy Of Mass Consumption – But Change Is Possible
Artist, photographer and director.
We must embrace our grief for the world we are losing before we can effectively protect it.
Heartbreaking Video Of A Cow Eating Plastic Trash Sums Up Everything Wrong With Our Oceans
"It’s not just the animals out in the oceans that are affected by this stuff."
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Scientists Have Figured Out How Much Plastic We've Made Since 1950. It's Not Pretty.
In just 70 years, more than 8 billion metric tons of virgin plastics have been produced worldwide.
Polluted Water Popsicles
These 'Pollution' Popsicles Are Freaking Us Out
Might as well call them poop-sicles.
Benjamin Von Wong
Mesmerizing Mermaid Photos Reveal Awful Truth About Our Oceans
Millions of tons of plastic garbage end up in the oceans each year.
We've Made A Huge Mess Of Our Oceans. These People Are Trying To Fix It.
We can't afford to keep ignoring the problem.
What Is World Oceans Day Meant To Do?
Director, World Ocean Observatory
What does it take for the will of the people to coalesce around a single issue?
3 Incredible Inventions That Are Cleaning Our Oceans
These projects are helping take out the trash.
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Margaret Atwood Has Some Fixes For A Crisis That's Slowly 'Killing Us'
She offers a three-point plan for plastic waste.
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