#Pollution

  • Article: A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.
    Environment

    A South African Store Has Introduced a ‘Nude Wall’. But It’s Not What You Think.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 16, 2019

    Pick n Pay is cracking down on plastic pollution with an ingenious solution. Read more

  • Article: An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic
    Environment

    An All-Female Crew Is Set to Sail Around the World to Fight Ocean Plastic

    July 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 300 women will join the 2-year voyage, launching from the UK in October. Read more

  • Article: 99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution
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    99.3% of Glastonbury's Tents Taken Home Again in Fight Against Plastic Pollution

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2019

    The average plastic tent is equivalent to about 8,750 straws. Read more

  • Article: Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average
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    Americans Produce 3 Times as Much Garbage as the Global Average

    By Joe McCarthy|July 3, 2019

    The world produces enough waste annually to fill 822,000 Olympic-sized pools. Read more

  • Article: Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals
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    Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 27, 2019

    Volunteers cleaned about 8,000kg of human waste left behind last season. Read more

  • Article: This UK River Has Six Times More Plastic Density Than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
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    This UK River Has Six Times More Plastic Density Than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    By James Hitchings-Hales|June 20, 2019

    Greenpeace found plastic in every single river they investigated. Read more

  • Article: 'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico Could Soon Grow Larger Than the Size of Massachusetts
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    'Dead Zone' in Gulf of Mexico Could Soon Grow Larger Than the Size of Massachusetts

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|June 11, 2019

    "It is all a part of how we treat our ecosystem and our consumptive nature." Read more

  • Article: 10 Facts You Should Definitely Know About Air Pollution
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    10 Facts You Should Definitely Know About Air Pollution

    June 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's everywhere — but how much do you really know about air pollution? Read more