Tag: plastic 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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Sad: Humans Have Created 9 Billion Tons of Plastic in 67 Years

Posted by on September 30, 2017 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Sad: Humans Have Created 9 Billion Tons of Plastic in 67 Years

Scientists recently calculated how much plastic humans have produced since 1950, and the conclusion is mind-boggling: 9 billion tons, or 8.3 billion metric tons.

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Will There Be More Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Posted by on April 30, 2016 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 17 Comments
Will There Be More Plastic than Fish in the Ocean by 2050?

Yearly, 8 million tons of plastic wind up in the world’s oceans, and experts estimate there is 165 million tons of it is in our oceans right now. Every minute of every day, we dump one garbage truck’s worth of plastic into the ocean. That’s projected to increase to 4 per minute by 2050, says a report released recently by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF).

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We’ve Thrown So Much Plastic Into the Ocean That Now We’re Literally Eating It

Posted by on March 23, 2016 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 32 Comments
We’ve Thrown So Much Plastic Into the Ocean That Now We’re Literally Eating It

Humans produce in excess of 300 million tons of plastic each year (equivalent to the combined weight of all adult humans on earth) and nearly “half of this we use just once [and] then throw it away.”

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10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save the Planet

Posted by on November 30, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save the Planet

How to stop contributing to the ridiculous amounts of trash ! You can by just following these simple tips.

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A Life of Activism Gives You Hope, Energy and Direction

Posted by on June 22, 2014 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Nature with 0 Comments
A Life of Activism Gives You Hope, Energy and Direction

Every generation faces a unique political reality and set of concerns it needs to tackle together and yours is the multiple threats to the earth itself from over-exploitation, pollution and the growth imperative. From the diminishing life in the oceans, and the destruction of old growth forests, to the clear limits of a fossil fuel economy, our Mother Earth is suffering.

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