Stories tagged "Ocean Plastic"

April 15, 2019

MLS Celebrates Earth Week With Greener Goals

Major League Soccer began its fourth annual Earth Day week of service last Thursday with a series of volunteer activities in all the MLS cities continuing through Earth Day, April 22nd.  Each of the 24 clubs will, during this week, be wearing special adidas x Parley...

April 11, 2019

Where does the bulk of ocean plastic go?

Roughly 8 million tons of plastic waste enter the oceans each year and while we see images of this trash floating around on the ocean’s surface we don’t actually know what happens to most of it once it’s dumped. As Phys explained, of the between 4-12...

April 5, 2019

The Blue New Deal  

There has been a great deal of discussion of the Green New Deal but there is little about the ocean in it.  Part of the reason why the ocean has not been factored in is that we don’t know much about what lies beneath the surface.  A Blue New Deal would need to...

April 1, 2019

The mystery of France’s washed up Garfield phones finally solved

For over 30 years, pieces of a very distinct Garfield phone have been washing up on beaches in Brittany, France baffling locals and environmental groups as to the origin of the once-popular item. Since the phone parts were in remarkably good condition it indicated...

January 9, 2019

One cool thing: NHL All-Star game fights ocean plastic

In a tweet recently posted by Adidas Hockey, the sports apparel company revealed that they would team up with ocean advocacy group Parley for Oceans to create a jersey for players in the NHL All-Star game made out of reclaimed ocean plastic. The NHL All-Star game will...

June 5, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Initial Arctic Refuge Drilling Exploration Plan Rejected, Pilot Whale in Thailand Perishes From Plastic, Indy Hugs Its Trees, Climate Change Won’t Heat Earth Equally, Black Lung Fund In Jeopardy, The Dunes of Pluto  

Our Daily Planet: ANWR Permits, Pilot whale ingests 17 lbs of plastic and how climate change isn't heating the planet equally Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская...

March 23, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Earth Hour, World Water Day In Tweets and a Video, China Takes Advantage of US Deregulation To Supply Its Citizens With Pork, Interview of the Week: Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson, CEO of OceanCollectiv, Great Pacific Garbage Patch Bigger Than Previously Thought, Hero of the Week: Monica Lewis-Patrick

Our Daily Planet: Lights Out Saturday Night, Chinese Pork, and Who Is Our Hero This Week? Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體)...