Tag: ocean pollution

The Amount Of Plastic In Oceans Will Triple by 2025, Says Major Report

Posted by on March 22, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Amount Of Plastic In Oceans Will Triple by 2025, Says Major Report

In a recent report by the UK Government Office for Science titled “Future of the Sea,” a grim scenario is painted with regards to ocean pollution by plastics. The report states that total plastic in the oceans will increase from 50 million metric tons in 2015 to 150 million metric tons by 2025, and since there is little to no political action or orchestrated effort to reduce the usage and dependency on plastics, this number will continue to climb from there.

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Why Is Toxic Mercury In San Francisco Fog? Ocean Pollution Or Geoengineering?

Posted by on April 21, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Why Is Toxic Mercury In San Francisco Fog? Ocean Pollution Or Geoengineering?

Why does San Francisco’s fog have toxic mercury in it? Read this and get curious…

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The Finer Side of Flotsam: Making Art from Sea-worn Trash

Posted by on August 28, 2014 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
The Finer Side of Flotsam: Making Art from Sea-worn Trash

Although she considers her medium a global scourge that’s both tangibly harmful and potently symbolic of how our runaway consumerism is killing the planet, artist and activist Pam Longobardi transforms the dreaded flotsam into powerful pieces.

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Fish Eat Plastic from Polluted Oceans, Travels up Food Chain & Harms Humans

Posted by on November 26, 2013 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Fish Eat Plastic from Polluted Oceans, Travels up Food Chain & Harms Humans

Pollution of our planet’s oceans is a serious matter. Floating garbage is a common sight whether you are on the beach or adrift in the midst of the sea. But much of this pollution is actually in the form of small, ‘confetti-sized’ particles. These small pollution particles are being consumed by fish and eventually travel up the food chain – causing potentially serious consequences for the health of wildlife and humans alike.

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