#Marine environments

  • Article: Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen
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    Plastic Waste Is Threatening Ocean Bacteria That Produce 10% of the World's Oxygen

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 15, 2019

    "One in every 10 breaths of oxygen you breathe in is thanks to these little guys.” Read more

  • Article: The 'Attenborough Effect' Is Causing Plastic Pollution to Plummet
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    The 'Attenborough Effect' Is Causing Plastic Pollution to Plummet

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|April 17, 2019

    Celebrities have a unique role to play in reducing plastic waste. Read more

  • Feature: One of the World's Last Pristine Marine Environments Is in Danger
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    One of the World's Last Pristine Marine Environments Is in Danger

    By Olivia KestinErica Sanchez  and  Joe McCarthy|March 13, 2019

    Eighty-five percent of the species found in the bight are found nowhere else in the world. Read more

  • Article: A Plastic-Eating Robot Shark Was Just Deployed off the UK Coast
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    A Plastic-Eating Robot Shark Was Just Deployed off the UK Coast

    By Joe McCarthy|March 4, 2019

    The shark can gather 15.6 tons of waste per year. Read more

  • Article: Parts of the Ocean Have 40% Less Oxygen Than 50 Years Ago: Report
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    Parts of the Ocean Have 40% Less Oxygen Than 50 Years Ago: Report

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 25, 2019

    Even a slight decline in oxygen is catastrophic. Read more

  • Article: Overwhelming Majority of 'Flushable' Wet Wipes Aren't Flushable at All
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    Overwhelming Majority of 'Flushable' Wet Wipes Aren't Flushable at All

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 13, 2018

    And it's doing serious harm to the sewers and the seas. Read more

  • Article: A 'Perfect Storm' of Climate Change Is Destroying California’s Underwater Kelp Forests
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    A 'Perfect Storm' of Climate Change Is Destroying California’s Underwater Kelp Forests

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 24, 2018

    The culprits have been called the “cockroaches of the oceans.” Read more

  • Article: European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics
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    European Parliament Approves Historic Ban on Single-Use Plastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Oct. 24, 2018

    The rules have the potential to be the most ambitious ban on plastics in the world. Read more