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bloomberg.com — An 8-meter (26-foot) sperm whale was found dead off Sardinia with 22 kilograms (48.5 pounds) of plastic in its belly, prompting the World Wildlife Foundation to sound an alarm Monday over the dangers of plastic waste in the Mediterranean Sea. The environmental group said the garbage recovered from …
01.04.2019 0 comments From Alex
newscientist.com — Marine experts in the Philippines say a dead whale found with 40kg of rice sacks and other plastic bags was the worst case they have ever encountered of an animal killed by plastic. The Cuvier’s Beaked Whale (Ziphius cavirostris) was found on the shores of Sitio Asinan in the Philippines on Saturda…
19.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
theguardian.com — Revelation comes as report calls on global firms to end secrecy over plastic footprint. Coca-Cola has revealed for the first time it produces 3m tonnes of plastic packaging a year – equivalent to 200,000 bottles a minute – as a report calls on other global companies to end the secrecy over their pl…
14.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Norway’s radical recycling program is providing unbelievable results: up to 97 percent of the country’s plastic bottles are now recycled. Off the back of this success, other countries are now looking to the Scandi-model and hoping to learn from it. The success is thanks to the Norwegian government…
12.03.2019 0 comments From Alex
straitstimes.com — A ban on single-use plastic bags by Australia's two biggest supermarket chains has prevented 1.5 billion bags from entering the environment in less than half a year. The National Retail Association (NRA) on Monday (Dec 3) revealed that the consumption of single-use plastic bags has dropped 80 per c…
03.12.2018 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Global populations of vertebrate species have declined in size by 60 percent on average between 1970 and 2014, according to WWF. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has just released its biennial Living Planet Report 2018, a colossal report to track the health of the world’s wildlife populations. All in …
31.10.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.co.uk — Chemical pollution threatens the long-term viability of the most exposed orca groups. Killer whales are in deep trouble because of persistent chemical pollution in the environment, researchers say. A new study suggests the long-term viability of more than half of the different orca groups around t…
28.09.2018 0 comments From Alex
unilad.co.uk — Environmental activists are calling on everyone across the world to do more after they released a video showing the devastation plastic waste is having on the world’s oceans.   Footage of the damage caused by plastic waste was posted on Twitter by the Environmental Media Association. Filmed off the …
20.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
bbc.co.uk — Juventus reveal the design for their 2018-19 third kit, made entirely from recycled ocean plastic.
19.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
money.cnn.com — The global sportswear company has committed to using only recycled plastic in its products by 2024.
16.07.2018 0 comments From Alex
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