#Ocean pollution

  • Article: 7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags

    7-Eleven Japan Will Switch to Biodegradable Packaging and Eliminate Plastic Bags

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|June 26, 2019

    To combat Japan's high levels of plastic waste, the company will switch to biodegradable wrappers. Read more

  • Article: Baby Dolphin in Florida Found Dead With Stomach Full of Plastic Trash

    Baby Dolphin in Florida Found Dead With Stomach Full of Plastic Trash

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|May 1, 2019

    Plastic pollution is killing marine animals at alarming rates. Read more

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

    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

  • Article: Major Beer Brand Ditches Six-Pack Rings for Recyclable Glue

    Major Beer Brand Ditches Six-Pack Rings for Recyclable Glue

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Jana Sepehr|Sept. 6, 2018

    No more cutting apart six-pack rings. Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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