Latest News on Plastic Pollution
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May 17, 2019
Hermit crab ditches what's natural for unorthodox home — a plastic doll headIn a recent viral video, the hermit crab can be seen scurrying away with a doll face for its home.
May 16, 2019
Microplastic pollution on seashore linked to population size of coastal citiesMumbai beaches have the highest concentration of microplastic particles, in India, according to a study.
May 15, 2019
Plastic pollution in water harming bacteria that produces ten percent of our oxygenIn the first-ever study of its kind, scientists have tested the effect of plastic on the smallest organism in the ocean.
May 13, 2019
Plant-based alternative to Styrofoam developed for insulation — does it even betterIn a first, researchers found that the plant-based styrofoam surpassed the insulation capability of Styrofoam.
Apr 29, 2019
London Marathon 2019 makes refreshing move to offer water capsules in seaweed pouches to runners instead of plastic bottlesThe London Marathon 2019 run on Sunday will go down as the first ever major international event that fought the plastic blight by offering the 5,000 odd runners water capsules in an edible pouch made from a seaweed membrane
Apr 19, 2019
Guinness to spend 16 mn pounds on plastic-free packaging for beer in welcome moveWith the new move, Guinness will eliminate the equivalent of 40 million plastic bottles from the Earth.
Apr 16, 2019
Airborne plastic particles have gone as far as remote mountaintops, study claimsMicroplastics have been discovered even in tap water world over, including the far reaches of Antarctica.
Apr 05, 2019
Explorer plans to trace flow of plastic along 10 rivers leading to Pacific garbage patchHe was inspired by findings from a 2018 study: 80% of the world's ocean plastic comes from 10 rivers.
Mar 19, 2019
Dead whale washes up in Philippines shores with 40 kg of plastic in its stomachThe dead whale died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the trash filling its stomach.
Jan 05, 2019
Holy Cow! Does your milk come from cows that have a plastic sniffing habit?Cows are hogging plastic to their own detriment & those of consumers of dairy products.