Tag: Plastics in Oceans

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Plastic Isn’t The Enemy, Our Disposable Mindset Is

Since Sir David Attenborough declared plastic the enemy of the ocean at the end of Blue Planet II and everyone you know started sharing that video of the sea turtle with a plastic straw stuck up his nose, an anti-plastic campaign has been sweeping the (mostly-western) world. First, it was the plastic bag that was…
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Everlane Pledges $260,000 to Clean 20,000 Pounds of Plastic Beach Waste

In the ocean, sunlight and saltwater break plastic apart into tiny fragments that ocean organisms consume at every level of the food chain. This is crippling marine ecosystems, in turn disrupting our food chain and accelerating climate change.

Sperm whale found dead with 13 pounds of plastic in its stomach

Sperm whale found dead with 13 pounds of plastic in its stomach | Credit National Geographic