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You'd think that 11 kilometers (6.8 miles) below the surface of the ocean you'd find a place free of all traces that humans exist, but a really, really rich guy disproved that theory this week.
Vietnamese artist Von Wong's latest project involved six months of work, hundreds of volunteers and 168,000 plastic straws.
An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain recently launched a new organization to work toward eliminating plastic waste in the environment, particularly in the ocean.
With plastic pollution in the world's oceans getting more and more dire with each passing year, some economic researchers are wondering whether it would be worth setting up some kind of "global fund" to help developing countries pay the cost of improving their waste management systems.
A new study found microplastics in the gut of every turtle studied in the Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean.
The British Sub-Aqua Club is aiming to eliminate single-use bottles and cups from all its regional and national centers.
There's a new crowdfunding campaign going on right now for the FinalStraw, a collapsible, reusable straw that comes with a case that fits in your pocket and clips right to your keychain.
Collect plastic waste wherever you are and share your success stories via social media.
Four of Worldwide Dive & Sail's liveaboard fleets have taken a stand against plastic pollution and will no longer offer plastic straws on their ships.
Adrian Grenier Introduces the #stopsucking campaign to reduce the amount of plastics in our oceans
Blue Planet II shows distressing footage of a pilot whale mother refusing to leave the side of her dead calf.
Trash Isle is seeking additional “citizens” to support their petition to join the United Nations. Trash Isle is not a really island, it is a cute name for an ugly condition called the Eastern Pacific Garbage Patch or the North Pacific Subtropical High. LADbible Group and the Plastic Oceans Foundation have joined forces to raise awareness of the conditions of our world oceans and the plastic it now contains. There is over 30 millions tonnes of plastic created each year and an estimated 8 million tonnes of it ends up as trash in our waterways and then out to the oceans.
Avani brings to market a 100% Cassava based “Plastic” bag that is harmless to animals, and biodegradable.
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