U.S. and Japan Refrain From Signing G7 Agreement to Reduce Plastic Waste in Oceans

Among many other issues debated at the G7 summit this weekend, there was also the problem of plastic waste in the world’s oceans. Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Britain and the European Union... Read more »

Canada’s Landfills Might be Plastic Packaging-Free by 2040

Canadian plastic industry aims to make their plastic packaging either recyclable or “recoverable” by 2030. By 2040, they plan to divert plastic from landfills. Environmental groups also want to eliminate by 2025... Read more »

‘If the ocean dies, so do we,’ Said Margaret Atwood On The Future of The Ocean Ecosystems

Margaret Atwood, the renowned author, has recently attended the Under Her Eye summit in London. There, she commented on our future, which is linked to the oceans. Plastic pollution has gotten out... Read more »

Pilot Whale Dies In Thailand After Eating Over 80 Plastic Bags

In Southern Thailand, close to the border with Malaysia, a small male pilot whale was discovered in a canal. It was barely alive, according to Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources... Read more »

Florida Brewery Introduces Edible Six-Pack Rings To Save and Feed the Marine Wildlife

Who hasn’t seen awful footages or photos of marine life entangled in plastic rings? Even the sea birds become victims. Seals choke on them and small sea turtles’ shells get deformed as... Read more »

B.C Oysters Are Contaminated with Microplastics

A new study shows that the top region where oysters grow is polluted with microplastics. The study was conducted by researchers at Simon Fraser University, and it recently appeared in the journal... Read more »

Ottawa Will Try To Reduce Plastics, But It Won’t Start Banning It

Montreal has done it and so did Vancouver. Banning plastics will save the environment, but Ottawa is taking baby steps. According to the council’s environment chair, David Chernushenko, Ottawa is not a... Read more »

Scientists Discovered Arctic Sea Ice Contains Huge Amounts of Microplastics

We all know that plastic is a threat to the environment, but what do we know about microplastics? Scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Germany, took samples of ice from three... Read more »

How to Live Without Plastics: The First Step to Stop Pollution

It’s Earth Day today, and this year’s theme is plastic pollution. Our oceans are dying, animals suffocating with tons of plastics, even the water we drink contains plastic and it’s getting worse.... Read more »

Earth Day: The Evolution of an Idea to a Global Holiday

The first Earth Day event started in 1970 in the US, and over the past decades, it has been embraced by almost all the countries in the world. Now, Earth Day is... Read more »