#polucion plastica

  • Article: Scientists Discover High Concentration of Microplastic on Ocean Floor

    Scientists Discover High Concentration of Microplastic on Ocean Floor

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Catherine Caruso|May 4, 2020

    Researchers found 1.9 million pieces of microplastic on the Mediterranean seafloor. Read more

  • Article: Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    Mexico City's Ban on Plastic Bags Officially Takes Effect

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 2, 2020

    Mexico City has joined a growing number of cities in banning single-use plastic bags. Read more

  • Article: Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    Nepal Bans Single-Use Plastics in Mount Everest Region

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 22, 2019

    The ban is intended to address the growing trash problem on and around Mount Everest. Read more

  • Article: It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama

    It’s Now Illegal to Distribute Plastic Bags in Panama

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 22, 2019

    Fines will be used to improve the country’s recycling system. Read more

  • Article: Activists Remove 40 Tons of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean

    Activists Remove 40 Tons of Plastic Waste From Pacific Ocean

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|July 1, 2019

    Ghost nets kill 380,000 mammals each year. Read more

  • Article: Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam, A Major Win for the Environment

    Costa Rica Has Banned Styrofoam, A Major Win for the Environment

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 19, 2019

    Fines for using styrofoam range from about $760 to $7,600. Read more

  • Article: This Grocery Store Made Embarrassing Plastic Bags to Remind Customers to Bring Their Own

    This Grocery Store Made Embarrassing Plastic Bags to Remind Customers to Bring Their Own

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|June 10, 2019

    The bags say things like, “Into the Weird Adult Video Emporium.” Read more

  • Article: Nearly Everything You Consume Is Contaminated by Microplastics, Report Says

    Nearly Everything You Consume Is Contaminated by Microplastics, Report Says

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 5, 2019

    Avoiding single-use plastics is the best way to avoid contamination. Read more