#Ocean Plastic

  • Article: The UK Just Launched a Fund to Drive Creation of Eco-Friendly Plastics
    Environment

    The UK Just Launched a Fund to Drive Creation of Eco-Friendly Plastics

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 21, 2018

    Without alternatives we’ll never beat plastic. Read more

  • Article: 16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics
    Environment

    16 Times Countries and Cities Have Banned Single-Use Plastics

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 25, 2018

    They are an inspiration in the war on plastic. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Found More Microplastics in Arctic Ice Than Ever Before
    Environment

    Scientists Found More Microplastics in Arctic Ice Than Ever Before

    By Daniele Selby|April 25, 2018

    Humans ingest about 70,000 microplastics every year. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Accidentally Created a Plastic Bottle-Eating Mutant Enzyme
    Environment

    Scientists Accidentally Created a Plastic Bottle-Eating Mutant Enzyme

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2018

    Plastic can take hundreds of years to break down — the mutant enzyme starts the process in days. Read more

  • Article: These Three Massive Companies Just Committed to Reduce Plastic Waste
    Environment

    These Three Massive Companies Just Committed to Reduce Plastic Waste

    April 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nestle, Waitrose, and KPMG have all pledged to reduce their plastic use to help save the planet. Read more

  • Article: Ocean Plastic Could Triple in a Decade Without Serious Action, Report Warns
    Environment

    Ocean Plastic Could Triple in a Decade Without Serious Action, Report Warns

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 21, 2018

    We have to address our “sea blindness” to drive change, say scientists. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Watch Ocean Plastic Hotspots Form in Real Time
    Environment

    Scientists Watch Ocean Plastic Hotspots Form in Real Time

    Feb. 13, 2018|News Deeply

    Researchers tracked hundreds of buoys deployed in the Gulf of Mexico. Read more

  • Article: Surfers Challenge UK Parliament to Stop Using Plastic Cups
    Environment

    Surfers Challenge UK Parliament to Stop Using Plastic Cups

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 1, 2018

    The campaign group wants parliament to lead by example and crackdown on throw-away plastics. Read more