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Heartbreaking Images That Show the Impact of Plastic on Animals in the Oceans

Heartbreaking Images That Show the Impact of Plastic on Animals in the Oceans

Heartbreaking Images That Show the Impact of Plastic on Animals in the Oceans By Aristos Georgiou On 9/18/19 at 7:01 AM EDT Every year, humanity produces around 300 million tons of plastic, with about eight million tons of the material entering the world's oceans—according to the United Nations Environmental Program. This flow of debris severely […]

The Microplastic Pollution: Causes Effects and Can You Stop It?

The Microplastic Pollution: Causes Effects and Can You Stop It?

  here is a myriad of studies showing that we live on a plastic planet and this affects everything from natural habitats to human health. While we are (or should be) aware that plastic pollution destroys entire environments, microplastic pollution is a less known phenomenon to the larger public. Many organizations, however, are taking important […]

Micro Plastics Global Hazard

Micro Plastics Global Hazard Post From The Final Wake Up Call By Peter B Meyer Potential Risk To The Human Population Global Quantity And Weight Of Floating Plastics, Lacking Data Microplastics Often Cannot Be Seen With Naked Eye Billions Of People Are Drinking Water Contaminated With Plastic Particles The Solution Hazardous Waste Has The Potential […]

The Tameside riverbed with the worst plastic pollution in the WORLD

The Tameside riverbed with the worst plastic pollution in the WORLD

One section of the River Tame was found to have 517,000 plastic particles per square metre of sediment – double the previous record for any waterway or ocean in the world A riverbed in Denton has the world’s highest recorded level of plastic pollution. High levels were also found across Greater Manchester – in the […]

We Totally Missed Most of The Plastic Pollution in The Ocean, Study Reveals

We Totally Missed Most of The Plastic Pollution in The Ocean, Study Reveals

Samandag Cevlik Akcay diving site off the coast of Turkey (Sebnem Coskun/Anadolu Agency/Getty) ENVIRONMENT AYLIN WOODWARD, BUSINESS INSIDER 7 JUN 2019 On average, 8.8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year. The maximum amount could be closer to 14 million tons – about the weight of 2 million elephants. Most plastics take hundreds […]

 
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