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.
Dr. Mercola – Scientists discovered polystyrene biodegrades in the guts of mealworms where the plastic is separated from toxic chemicals and excreted.
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.
John Vibes – The milestone was even verified by the Guinness World Records organization.
Brett Walton – “We’re seeing plastics virtually everywhere we look,” U.S. Geological Survey researcher says.
Elias Marat – The United States refused to be part of the historic agreement.
Olivia Rosane – They found a plastic bag and candy wrappers 35,853 feet below the surface.
Luke Miller – This mushroom could be the solution to the global plastic problem.
Jordan Davidsom – New research has shown that microplastics rain down on the pristine peaks of the Pyrenees mountains.
Phillip Schneider – On our current trajectory, what will this problem look like 10 years from now?
With plastic microbeads banned in the UK as well as US, it’s surprising that your products might still contain these pollutants.
Anna Hunt – This is an increasingly important ecological crisis.
Michael Parkes – Global drinking water supplies are now contaminated with micro plastics.
Vic Bishop – Plastic fishing, started by company Plastic Whale, is an innovative approach to cleaning up the waterways of Amsterdam.
Christina Sarich – This new device filters plastic bottles, bags, and even floating fuel, from marine waters without harming wildlife.
Video – Akinori Ito of Blest Corporation demonstrates how his invention, a machine that converts plastic into oil, works.
Video – A truly shocking video about something you wouldn’t ever imagine about the Maldives!