Ten out of the world's 19 killer whale populations were rapidly dwindling, the study found.
"Plastic is a design failure and there is no circular economy that can fix this."
Plastics ushered in an era of incredible convenience and are largely responsible for our modern era of mass consumerism.
New executive order revokes Obama-era policy put in place following Deepwater Horizon.
Major brands such as SeaWorld Parks, American Express, Royal Caribbean, IKEA, A&W Canada and Burger King U.K. have all announced their effort to eliminate items like plastic drinking straws, stirrers, lids and bags.
"The sea bed is teeming with life. We really need a mission to planet ocean – it's the last frontier."
This time around, partisan politics have become part of the process.
"This handout to Big Oil executives puts short-term corporate profits ahead of the long-term health and livelihood of America’s coastal families and ignores the growing threat posed by climate change."