#Plastic

  • Article: 23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    23 Million Pounds of Plastic Removed From Beaches in Unprecedented Cleanup

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Sept. 4, 2019

    “We are seeing this organic groundswell of global concern, awareness, and outrage.” Read more

  • Article: You Can Help Save Coral Reefs With This Reusable Water Bottle

    You Can Help Save Coral Reefs With This Reusable Water Bottle

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|Aug. 30, 2019

    “This is a way for people who care about the ocean to get involved and make an impact.” Read more

  • Article: Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    Britain’s Biggest Supermarket Will Ban Brands Using Excessive Plastic Packaging

    By Ruqayah Juyel|Aug. 27, 2019

    It will “reserve the right not to list” products with too much non-recyclable packaging. Read more

  • Article: Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic

    Thailand’s Beloved Baby Dugong Dies After Eating Plastic

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Aug. 20, 2019

    The young dugong was rescued last April and had been regarded as a symbol of ocean conservation. Read more

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  • Article: Germany Plans to Ban Plastic Bags, Adding Momentum to Global Movement

    Germany Plans to Ban Plastic Bags, Adding Momentum to Global Movement

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 13, 2019

    Only 5% of plastic bags get recycled. Read more

  • Article: Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Art in the Time of Climate Change: Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2019 Is Going Green

    Aug. 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's previously been characterised by far too many flyers and plastic cups. Read more

  • Article: The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    The Supreme Court in Malawi Just Banned Plastic Bags — Again

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 6, 2019

    Activists are describing it as a “fantastic victory.” Read more