#Ocean Waste

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

    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: Vietnamese People Are Taking the Fight Against Plastic Waste Into Their Own Hands

    Vietnamese People Are Taking the Fight Against Plastic Waste Into Their Own Hands

    Sept. 19, 2018|Voice of America

    Vietnam ranks among the top five countries sending plastic trash into the ocean. Read more

  • Article: Adidas Is Making Even More Clothes From Recycled Ocean Plastic

    Adidas Is Making Even More Clothes From Recycled Ocean Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|May 21, 2018

    Your whole wardrobe could soon be made out of recycled ocean plastic. Read more

  • Article: The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution

    The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|April 5, 2018

    President Duterte has likened Boracay, once famous for its pristine waters, to a “cesspool.” Read more

  • Article: Plastic Is Causing Coral Reefs to Get Sick and Die

    Plastic Is Causing Coral Reefs to Get Sick and Die

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 26, 2018

    “Everything you see on the beach is probably lying on the reef." Read more

  • Article: Canada Will Ask G7 Countries to Reduce Plastic Waste

    Canada Will Ask G7 Countries to Reduce Plastic Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 26, 2018

    “The health of the oceans is under threat.” Read more

  • Article: Plastic Production Is Set to Increase by 40% Over the Next Decade, Experts Say

    Plastic Production Is Set to Increase by 40% Over the Next Decade, Experts Say

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 26, 2017

    Currently only 9% of plastic waste is recycled. Read more

  • Article: Sir David Attenborough’s New Series Will Show ‘Heartbreaking’ Scene of Birds Feeding Baby Chicks Plastic

    Sir David Attenborough’s New Series Will Show ‘Heartbreaking’ Scene of Birds Feeding Baby Chicks Plastic

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 27, 2017

    It’s a shocking example of how polluted our oceans are. Read more