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414 million pieces of trash found on remote islands near Australia, study finds

Even remote, mostly uninhabited islands are still covered in trash, a new study has found. Continue reading

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$2.5 trillion breathing problem? Ocean plastic endangers bacteria that create oxygen necessary for life

It’s already been cast as an economic villain, to the tune of $2.5 trillion, disrupting “almost all marine ecosystem services” and suffocating every industry it touches. Now, plastic pollution in oceans could actually be suffocating the planet – by har… Continue reading

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Historic deep dive into Pacific’s Mariana Trench yields ‘obvious human contamination’

On the deepest dive ever executed into the Mariana Trench, an American investor-turned-explorer discovered what appeared to be plastic litter nearly seven miles below the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading

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Plastic pollution in worlds’ oceans could have $2.5 trillion impact, study says

A new study suggests that the plastic pollution problem in the world’s oceans is having an economic impact that is startling – perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion. Continue reading

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Pregnant whale found dead in Italy with 49 pounds of plastic in stomach

The dead body of a pregnant sperm whale washed up on the coast in Sardinia, Italy last week contained 49 pounds of plastic in its stomach, according to the country’s environment minister and CNN International. Continue reading

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