Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: ocean pollution

What’s the value of a clean beach? Here’s how economists do...

Contrary to some environmentalists’ fears, putting a price on natural resources has encouraged decision-makers to recognize that natural capital is finite.

Great Pacific Garbage Patch rapidly growing larger than twice the size...

We must deal with the problem of plastic pollution – before it's too late.

Big oil invests $180B in plastics, merging two planet-killing industries

"There is a deep and pervasive relationship between oil and gas companies and plastics."

Plastic pollution in Antarctica 5 times worse than expected

As many as 51 trillion microplastic particles – 500 times more than stars in our galaxy – litter our seas, seriously threatening marine wildlife.

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14: A new era for...

The health of the oceans is vital for the survival of all humanity.

World’s largest beach clean-up: Trash-ridden to pristine in 2 years

The work didn't end with the last piece of trash picked up.

This South Pacific island is home to 38 million pieces of...

13,000 new items are washing up on the island daily.

These Are the Most Dangerous Kinds of Plastic Polluting the Ocean

A new study identifies the 20 most deadly forms of plastic killing sea turtles, marine mammals, and sea birds.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

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