Emily Andrews

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Bottled Water Ban In San Francisco Would Be One Of Nation's Strictest

San Francisco may implement one of the strictest bottled water bans in the country if the Board of Supervisors approves a proposal to ban its sale on public property.<p>The proposed legislation from Supervisor David Chiu would gradually phase in a ban on the sale of bottled water of 21 fluid ounces or …

Green Sea Turtles are Ingesting Twice as Much Plastic as They Did 25 Years Ago

Green turtles are already endangered, and their lot seems to be getting worse. A new study conducted by the University of Queensland and published in …

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Marine plastic pollution: the threat pervading Australia's waters

The waters around Australia are riddled with more than 4,000 tiny pieces of plastic per square kilometre, posing a threat to marine life and humans, new research has found.<p>The study, conducted by the University of Western Australia and CSIRO, found the vast majority of plastic particles were …

Plastic found to account for the majority of marine microlitter accumulating in the food chain

Researchers have demonstrated that microplastics are transferred in the marine food web. The study also provided additional support to suspicions …

The Fallacy of Cleaning the Gyres of Plastic With a Floating "Ocean Cleanup Array"

As the policy director of the ocean conservation nonprofit 5Gyres.org, I can tell you that the problem of ocean plastic pollution is massive. In case …