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Plastic Pollution

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Plastics 101 | National Geographic
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Once a completely natural product, much of today's plastic is man-made and largely dependent upon fossil fuels. From polymers to nurdles, learn how plastic is created and what we can do to slow the lasting repercussions this material will have on bot... [more]
February 5, 2020 at 07:41 PM
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Microbrewery Makes Edible 6-Pack Rings To Reduce Ocean Plastic
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Microbrewery Saltwater Brewery made great beer - but, the founders worried their plastic six-pack rings were polluting the oceans and harming wildlife. So, they created these eco-friendly six-pack rings that aren’t just biodegradable - they’re edible... [more]
June 14, 2019 at 06:11 AM
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Scientists Have Found Plastic-Eating Bacteria
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How to solve the plastic pollution problem? Bacteria that munch on plastic: could this be the answer to the humanity’s environmental crisis? After all, we’re drowning in tons of plastic, and it’s hurting our oceans, the creatures in them, and even ou... [more]
July 3, 2019 at 10:19 AM
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Using Animals to Measure Sea Plastic
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Researchers at Israel's Tel Aviv University who are monitoring the effects of plastics on animals have found an ocean dwelling helper. They're using a tiny nuisance of a creature called the sea squirt. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.  (02.25)
June 13, 2019 at 04:45 AM
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Kids Take Action Against Ocean Plastic
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Despite the vastness of Earth’s oceans, plastic pollutants are turning up everywhere, from the deep sea to the Arctic ice pack. In this short film from filmmaker Chris Hanson, 17 Hawaiian students study the impact of plastic pollution on their local ... [more]
July 1, 2019 at 07:12 PM
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Indonesian Plastic Waste Pollution Threatens Fish
From YouTube, produced by Al Jazeera
Indonesia has been cracking down on illegal fishing by destroying unlicensed vessels belonging to foreign countries. The measure has helped boost its fish stocks. But illegal boats are not the only threat to the marine life surrounding the world’s se... [more]
July 17, 2019 at 07:55 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
The Philippines's Problem with Plastic that Won't Go Away
From YouTube, produced by Al Jazeera
The Philippines is struggling to control the use of plastic packaging that only gets used once. It's estimated more than 160 million bits of plastic waste wash up on river banks and coastlines every day. Now activists have developed a constructive wa... [more]
July 17, 2019 at 08:27 AM
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The War on Plastic Isn’t Working – Recycling Myths Exposed
From YouTube, produced by Channel 4 News
Plastic waste is polluting the ocean and harming wildlife. But where does your recycling go? Most of it ends up getting shipped abroad – to the very countries responsible for the most marine plastic waste. (10:29)
August 14, 2019 at 09:00 AM
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