Monday, June 27, 2022

Tag: ocean pollution

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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US Court of Appeals overturns EPA’s decision that glyphosate is safe for humans and...

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto-Bayer’s pesticide, is the most widely used pesticide in the world.

Ugly side of Trump’s 2020 lies and bullying come before committee 

Trump-directed mobs threaten officials who wouldn’t cheat for him.

The current US Supreme Court is not constitutionally legitimate

Dobbs is a watershed attack that will come to be known as an infamous consolidation of an unrelenting extremist assault on this country's gains for equality and justice.

Ten ways billionaires avoid taxes on an epic scale

After a year of reporting on the tax machinations of the ultrawealthy, ProPublica spotlights the top tax-avoidance techniques that provide massive benefits to billionaires.

Does Flint, Michigan, have clean water yet? The answer is complicated.

Even if the city has clean water, many people still struggle to accept that they’re being told the truth this time.