#Ocean pollution

  • Article: Hawaii Is Close to Banning Ocean-Polluting Takeout Containers
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    Hawaii Is Close to Banning Ocean-Polluting Takeout Containers

    March 8, 2018|News Deeply

    They would be the first state in the US to ban the foam containers. Read more

  • Article: Malibu Bans Single-Use Straws, Cutlery, and Stirrers
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    Malibu Bans Single-Use Straws, Cutlery, and Stirrers

    By Joe McCarthy|March 6, 2018

    Just the latest location to get rid of plastic. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Watch Ocean Plastic Hotspots Form in Real Time
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    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: This South Pacific Nation Is the First of Its Kind to Ban Plastic Bags and Bottles
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    This South Pacific Nation Is the First of Its Kind to Ban Plastic Bags and Bottles

    By Marnie Cunningham|Aug. 2, 2017

    The PM of Vanuatu announced it the ban on Independence Day. Read more

  • Article: Indigenous Artists Turn Ghost Nets — Which Destroy Australia's Ocean Life — Into Artwork
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    Indigenous Artists Turn Ghost Nets — Which Destroy Australia's Ocean Life — Into Artwork

    By Marnie Cunningham|July 4, 2017

    640,000 tonnes of ghost nets wreak havoc on ocean life, experts say. Read more

  • Article: Princess Cruises Fined $40M for Polluting Oceans Since 2005
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    Princess Cruises Fined $40M for Polluting Oceans Since 2005

    By Meghan Werft|Dec. 2, 2016

    $10M will go to community service programs for marine ecosystems. Read more

  • Article: Adidas Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Are Finally Here
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    Adidas Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic Are Finally Here

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 8, 2016

    It's no secret that the oceans are filled with plastic. Adidas is doing something about it. Read more