Coastal Care

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Tag: Plastic Pollution

Magnets, vacuums and tiny nets: the new fight against microplastics

Magnets, vacuums and tiny nets: the new fight against microplastics

Some are now innovating in microplastic extraction, providing the basis for a touch of cautious optimism. Here is a look at several examples of what is being done…

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How Bali’s pristine beaches have turned into garbage dumps as the deserted tourist island struggles without any visitors

How Bali’s pristine beaches have turned into garbage dumps as the deserted tourist island struggles without any visitors

The once-popular Kuta and Jimbaran beaches are now deserted and strewn with washed-up bottles, bags and plastic, leaving them looking more like a tip than an idyllic tourist destination.

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Racing for a good cause – When skippers give real meaning to their performance

Racing for a good cause – When skippers give real meaning to their performance

Road to the Vendée Globe #6 – Many of the skippers in the IMOCA class are men and women who when competing in the various events in the circuit and in particular in the forthcoming Vendée Globe (which starts on 8th November), are committed to adding that extra something to their project by conveying messages around a range of subjects.

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Bioplastics contain substances that are as toxic as those in ordinary plastics

Bioplastics contain substances that are as toxic as those in ordinary plastics

Bioplastics are in fact just as toxic as other plastics, according to an article recently published in Environment International.

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The plastic myth and the misunderstood triangle

The plastic myth and the misunderstood triangle

Of all the plastic we’ve ever produced, only 9% has been recycled. So what happened to all that plastic you’ve put in the recycling bin over the years?

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Scientists Found A New Way To Break Down the Most Common Plastic

Scientists Found A New Way To Break Down the Most Common Plastic

Researchers develop an efficient, low-energy method for upcycling polyethylene plastic waste into valuable molecules that can be repurposed for further use.

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Groundbreaking study finds 13.3 quadrillion plastic fibers in California’s environment

Groundbreaking study finds 13.3 quadrillion plastic fibers in California’s environment

A study in California has laid bare the staggering scale of pollution from plastic microfibers in synthetic clothing – one of the most widespread, yet largely invisible, forms of plastic waste.

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After Fighting Plastic in ‘Paradise Lost,’ Sisters Take On Climate Change

After Fighting Plastic in ‘Paradise Lost,’ Sisters Take On Climate Change

It was trash season on Bali, the time of year when monsoon storms wash up tons of plastic debris onto the island’s beaches. It was also the time for two teenage sisters, Melati and Isabel Wijsen, to organize their annual island cleanup.

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