#Marine pollution

  • Article: Ocean Activists Remove 80,000 Pounds of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean

    Ocean Activists Remove 80,000 Pounds of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 1, 2019

    Ghost nets kill 380,000 mammals each year. Read more

  • Article: Mountain of Trash: Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up Plastic Litter at NYC Beach

    Mountain of Trash: Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up Plastic Litter at NYC Beach

    By Joe McCarthy|June 10, 2019

    “We live here, the beach is our backyard, and the amount of trash we see is astounding.” Read more

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

    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: Animals Thousands of Feet Underwater Are Eating Plastic: Report

    Animals Thousands of Feet Underwater Are Eating Plastic: Report

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 25, 2018

    And they have been for decades. Read more

  • Article: ‘Tornado of Plastic’ Envelops Photographer in Indonesia

    ‘Tornado of Plastic’ Envelops Photographer in Indonesia

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 6, 2018

    Another day, another shocking example of plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Read more

  • Article: Coca-Cola Produced More Than 110 Billion Plastic Bottles Last Year

    Coca-Cola Produced More Than 110 Billion Plastic Bottles Last Year

    By Andrew McMaster|Oct. 2, 2017

    Amidst growing marine pollution, Greenpeace is applying pressure on the soft drink multinational. Read more

  • Article: Seattle to Ban All Plastic Straws, Utensils in Restaurants in 2018

    Seattle to Ban All Plastic Straws, Utensils in Restaurants in 2018

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 28, 2017

    It’s part of a much larger movement. Read more