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Wednesday, March 8, 2023
A hand full of sand containing small pieces of plastic pollution.
Environment

The Ocean Plastic Pollution Problem is Growing Bigger—And Fast

By Leslie Kaufman (Bloomberg) — There are more than 170 trillion — or 2 million tons’ worth — of tiny plastic particles floating on the

March 8, 2023
Total Views: 1633

Thursday, February 2, 2023
Turtle stuck in ocean plastic
Environment

Where Does All The Marine Plastic In The Seychelles Come From?

by (Noam Vogt-Vincent and April Burt, University of Oxford) More than 1,000km southwest of Mahé, the main inhabited island in Seychelles, lies a ring of coral

February 2, 2023
Total Views: 3431

Monday, January 2, 2023
Israel Dumps Plastic Tax Despite Oceans Of Concern
Environment

Israel Dumps Plastic Tax Despite Oceans Of Concern

by Ari Rabinovitch (Reuters) Israel’s new government will abandon the country’s tax on single-use plastic plates and utensils, Finance Minister

January 2, 2023
Total Views: 1944

Saturday, December 17, 2022
Pacific Ocean’s Plastics Cleanup Hindered By Trade Barriers
Shipping

Pacific Ocean’s Plastics Cleanup Hindered By Trade Barriers

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) –The cleanup of the world’s oceans is being hindered by visa requirements, tariffs on equipment, and restricted access

December 17, 2022
Total Views: 2973

Sunday, July 17, 2022
fishing boat
Fishing

Fishing Vessels Account For Half Of Ocean Plastic Pollution

Karen Scott (The Conversation)–Ocean plastic pollution was a focus at the recent UN oceans conference, which issued a declaration in support of an

July 17, 2022
Total Views: 5250

Sunday, May 1, 2022
ocean-plastic floating debris
Environment

Largest Philippine Bank to Sell Bonds Against Ocean Pollution

By Ditas Lopez, (Bloomberg) — BDO Unibank Inc., the Philippines’ largest bank by assets, will sell bonds to help fight marine pollution and preserve

May 1, 2022
Total Views: 3631

Sunday, February 27, 2022
ocean plastic trash
Shipping

After Much Praised Waste Export Ban, Australia Faces Accusations Of Hypocrisy For Shipping Plastic Trash As ‘Fuel’

By Joe Brock and Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Australia will allow plastic trash to be shipped overseas and burned as fuel

February 27, 2022
Total Views: 2959

Friday, February 11, 2022
cma cgm containership
Shipping

CMA CGM to Stop Carrying Plastic Waste on Its Ships

French shipping group CMA CGM will stop transporting plastic waste aboard its ships beginning June 1 to help curb ocean pollution. CMA CGM said it currently

February 11, 2022
Total Views: 2298

Sunday, November 14, 2021
Suspicions Of  Sabotage Proliferate At Most Attempts To Solve Greece’s Aquifers Problems
Environment

Suspicions Of Sabotage Proliferate At Most Attempts To Solve Greece’s Aquifers Problems

By Alexander Clapp and Peter Schwartzstein(Bloomberg) –Alexandros Petropoulos pauses as he surveys the miles of pipeline arrayed in front of him,

November 14, 2021
Total Views: 3197

Thursday, September 16, 2021
Maersk Container Next To Ocean Trash
Environment

Is ‘The Ocean Cleanup’ A Major Fail For Partners Maersk And Coca-Cola?

, The Ocean Cleanup’s young Dutch founder Boyan Slat does not often venture out onto the open ocean and can't fully see why his project is failing but, after

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 4204

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
ocean cleanup project
Environment

Drone Navy Is Rising Against Ocean Plastics

By Laura Millan Lombrana (Bloomberg) Floating drones inspired by whale sharks and four-wheeled robots that resemble the Mars rover are among the latest

June 15, 2021
Total Views: 3565

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
A New Ocean Pollution Threat: Face Masks
Environment

A New Ocean Pollution Threat: Face Masks

By Peter Blaza (Reuters) – The coronavirus pandemic is adding a new unwelcome element to sea pollution off the town of Bauan, a popular dive site in the

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 2021

Monday, February 1, 2021
Ocean Plastic Cleanup Sail-boat
Environment

This Sailing Yacht Feeds On Ocean Plastic

By Lucien Libert (Reuters) A French ocean adventurer and his team have designed a yacht that he says can scoop up plastic garbage to stop it blighting the

February 1, 2021
Total Views: 26308

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Renew Oceans office in Varanasi India
Environment

Big Oil’s Big Ocean Plastic Project Is Dead In The Water

By Joe Brock, John Geddie and Saurabh Sharma (Reuters) – A wheelbarrow and a handful of metal grids for capturing litter, emblazoned with the words

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 4144

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
ocean plastic trash
Environment

EU-Wide Ban Might Save Ocean From 500,000 tonnes Of Microplastics – agency

by Anne Kauranen (Reuters) – Banning the use of microplastics in products such as cosmetics and detergents across the European Union would prevent

December 9, 2020
Total Views: 1971

Wednesday, October 21, 2020
ocean plastic trash
Environment

Ocean Plastic Pollution Could Triple By 2040

by Joe Brock (Reuters) – The amount of plastic waste flowing into the ocean and killing marine life could triple in the next 20 years, unless companies

October 21, 2020
Total Views: 408

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
ocean plastic trash
Maritime News

U.S. Could Be Outlier if U.N. Clinches Plastic Waste Pact

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 7 (Reuters) – Countries are nearing agreement to tighten controls on trade in plastic waste, which would make it harder

May 7, 2019
Total Views: 43

Thursday, January 17, 2019
ocean plastic trash
Maritime News

Big Plastic’s $1 Billion Pledge to End Plastic Waste Just a Drop in the Polluted Ocean

By Jack Kaskey (Bloomberg) — With all those plastic-trash haters filling the Internet with images of garbage-choked oceans and demanding bans on

January 17, 2019
Total Views: 257

Friday, October 5, 2018
ocean plastic
Maritime News

Plastic Waste in the World’s Oceans Could Double by 2030, IEA Warns

By Alexander Kwiatkowski (Bloomberg) — The International Energy Agency has a sobering warning about the health of the world’s oceans. The

October 5, 2018
Total Views: 197

Thursday, August 16, 2018
Maersk Supply Service AHTS Selected to Deploy World’s First Large-Scale Ocean Plastic Cleanup System
Maritime News

Maersk Supply Service AHTS Selected to Deploy World’s First Large-Scale Ocean Plastic Cleanup System

Maersk Supply Service has signed on to support The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit that is developing technology to clean the ocean of plastic waste. For

August 16, 2018
Total Views: 129
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