Plastic’s most common use is packaging.
Experts say that eliminating the consumption of animal products is the single greatest thing humans can do to alleviate climate change.
Daughter of the Sea is a cinematic poem evoking a fisherman’s relationship with his daughter and with the sea. Shot in the French town St Jean de Luz.
Swedish scientists say they have found a way to recycle plastic perfectly: their new process can turn any waste plastic back into new plastic of identical quality – and recover all of it.
Most of the attention on phthalates, a group of hormone-disrupting chemicals found in PVC plastics, has been focused on fetal and child health, particularly regarding genital and behavioral development. Recent data have shown, … Continue reading
Here is a link to the coolest website ever! Track whales, seals, alligators, turtles, and sharks at OCEARCH — an open source project that helps scientists collect previously unattainable data on … Continue reading
A Planet in Loss Mode: If you’ve been paying attention to what’s happening to the nonhuman life forms with which we share this planet, you’ve likely heard the term “the … Continue reading
. Filtering A Plastic Ocean profiles ocean activist Marc Ward and his simple invention that removes toxic microplastics from the beach, and therefore the ocean. The film explores the impact … Continue reading
The research vessel Polastern in the central Arctic Ocean. Image: © Alfred-Wegener-Institut/Ruediger Stein . Tiny plastic particles have been found in every sample collected of Arctic sea ice. But the … Continue reading
Humanity has pushed Earth Into a new epoch which began in the 1950s when human activity set global systems on a different trajectory. The Anthropocene Epoch has begun, according to a … Continue reading
. Have you noticed that your facial scrub, toothpaste, or body wash has tiny colored beads in it? Those are microbeads, and they are made from polyethylene and polypropylene. A … Continue reading