#Ocean plastic

  • Article: Australia Commits to Reducing Ocean Pollution by Banning Waste Exports
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    Australia Commits to Reducing Ocean Pollution by Banning Waste Exports

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 13, 2019

    Australia is taking steps toward achieving a cleaner environment. Read more

  • Article: This Is the Deadly Ocean Plastic We Should Be Paying Attention To
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    This Is the Deadly Ocean Plastic We Should Be Paying Attention To

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Oct. 24, 2018

    Straws make up less than 1% of the ocean’s plastic waste; fishing nets and gear account for 10%. Read more

  • Article: SodaStream Just Launched a Plastic-Cleaning Contraption in the Caribbean
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    SodaStream Just Launched a Plastic-Cleaning Contraption in the Caribbean

    By Sophie Maes|Oct. 19, 2018

    The cleanup involves company executives, local school groups, and NGOs. Read more

  • Article: London Is Going to Get Over 100 New Drinking Fountains — But What Do Londoners Think?
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    London Is Going to Get Over 100 New Drinking Fountains — But What Do Londoners Think?

    By Joshua James Parfitt|Oct. 12, 2018

    Global Citizen went to find out. Read more

  • Article: The Plastic Waste on These Beautiful Islands Has Increased 900% in 10 Years
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    The Plastic Waste on These Beautiful Islands Has Increased 900% in 10 Years

    By Sophie Maes|Oct. 10, 2018

    Some invasive species can survive on floating plastic for years. Read more

  • Article: Norway Committed $200 Million to Fight Ocean Plastic at the Global Citizen Festival
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    Norway Committed $200 Million to Fight Ocean Plastic at the Global Citizen Festival

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 4, 2018

    The country has deep ties to marine life. Read more

  • Article: Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws
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    Jamaica Announces Plan to Ban Styrofoam, Plastic Bags, and Plastic Straws

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This puts the country at the forefront of plastic bans. Read more

  • Article: A Turtle's Chance of Death Skyrockets With Each Piece of Plastic It Ingests
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    A Turtle's Chance of Death Skyrockets With Each Piece of Plastic It Ingests

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 14, 2018

    "We find hundreds of pieces of plastic in some turtles." Read more