All posts tagged "Plastic"
Fish Eat Plastic Like Teenagers Eat Fast Food
Plastic to young fish is like fast food is to teenagers, claims a new Swedish study.
UK May Ban Plastic Microbeads
The UK government has announced that it will consider a unilateral ban on plastic microbeads in shower gels...
Over 50% of all turtles in the world have ingested plastic
Plastic pollution is one of the most dangerous forms of pollution and marine animals are increasingly becoming victims of...
Plastic pollution wreaking havoc; 90% of all sea birds have ingested plastic
A new study that looked into the menace of plastic pollution and its impact on sea birds has...
Ocean Cleanup Mega Expedition of Great Pacific Garbage Patch was successful
The reconnaissance mission of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch dubbed the Mega Expedition by Ocean Clean has been...
Plastic straw lodged inside turtle’s nostril removed by biologists; [Graphic Warning]
A plastic straw measuring roughly 10-12 cm, which was lodged inside one of the nostrils of an endangered...
‘Safer’ chemical replacements in plastic aren’t safe after all, study finds
Plastic is one of the most used materials around the world for storing food, cosmetics, toiletries among other...
Adidas creates world’s first shoe upper made entirely of recycled ocean plastic
At the UNxParley event, Adidas showcased the world’s first ever shoe upper created entirely of yarns and filaments...
Research finds very high concentrations of micro-plastics in The Great Lakes
In a new and extensive research of The Great Lakes, researchers at 5 Gyres have found presence of...
Our oceans are being fed 8.8 million tons of plastic annually, alarming study finds
According to a new study that tracked marine debris from its source, 8.8 million tons of plastic ends...