John Vibes – Two environmental groups have issued a warning that they will be filing a lawsuit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
‘Surprised, No. Disgusted, Yes’: Study Shows Deepwater Horizon Oil Spread Much Further Than Previously Known
Julia Conley – “Time to get off fossil fuel and on to renewables.”
Olivia Rosane – China, the world’s No. 1 producer of plastic pollution, announced major plans Sunday to cut back on the sale and production of single-use plastics.
John Vibes – A massive floating net filled with hundreds of decomposing sharks and other sea creatures was discovered by a group of divers who were swimming near the Cayman Islands.
Reefs Could Be Brought Back To Life By Luring Fish Back To Dead Coral Reefs By Playing Healthy Reef Sounds
Mayukh Saha – Large tracts of the Great Barrier Reef are dead. But scientists have been successful in bringing some dead patches back to life using an ingenious method.
Dr. Mercola – Boyan Slat, a young Dutch entrepreneur and his group, The Ocean Cleanup, have invented an ingenious collection barge to clean plastic debris from our oceans.
Olivia Rosane – A team of NOAA researchers didn’t intend to study plastic pollution when they towed a tiny mesh net through the waters off Hawaii’s West Coast.
Jordan Davidson – The Great Bubble Barrier launched their device last week in Amsterdam’s Westerdok Canal, at the tip of city’s historic canal belt.
Jordan Davidson – An enormous floating device designed by Dutch scientists for the non-profit Ocean Cleanup successfully captured and removed plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
Nicholas Barrett, Mongabay Waking Times Small fragments of plastic waste are damaging the health of lugworms, putting a key cog in marine ecosystems at risk. Published in Current Biology, a new…
Loren Bell, Mongabay Waking Times One quarter of all shark and ray species are threatened with extinction, according to a new study published in the open-access journal eLife. The paper analyzed…
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer Waking Times About 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year. In the US alone, about 30+ million tons of plastic waste is dumped into…
The MIDWAY media project is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy being caused by plastic pollution. With photographer Chris Jordan as our guide, we walk through the fire of horror and grief, facing the immensity of this tragedy–and our own complicity–head on. And in this process, we find an unexpected route to a transformational experience of beauty, acceptance, and understanding.