Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

George Monbiot: Plastic Soup

The problem is not plastic. It is consumerism. Do you believe in miracles? If so, please form an orderly queue. Plenty of people imagine we can carry on as we … Continue reading

September 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Plankton eating plastic caught on camera for the first time

The footage, captured under a microscope at the UK-based Plymouth Marine Laboratory, shows plankton consuming—and accumulating—fluorescent polystyrene beads measuring 7 to 30 micrometers in diameter. “We were looking inside just … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

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