Vissen raken verstikt en schepen lopen schade op: Rotterdamse haven begint actie tegen zwerfafval
October 26, 2020 | AD.nl
overtreding betalen. Deze maatregel van de DCMR Milieudienst Rijnmond volgde op een handhavingsverzoek van de Plastic Soup Foundation.


Ban Single Use Plastics as promised by the Cayman Islands Government
October 25, 2020 | Change.org
without spotting multiple items of rubbish – most of which happens to be plastic pollution. This is no longer an issue that can merely be


Plastic found in southern right whale in Argentina
October 23, 2020 | Phys.org
our own, depends upon a healthy environment." A plastic planetary crisis Plastic pollution is considered a planetary crisis by the U.N.


New study first to link plastic ingestion and dietary metals in seabirds
October 23, 2020 | Phys.org
Our study is the first to show a relationship in seabirds between plastic pollution, which is increasingly ubiquitous in our oceans, and the


The toxicity of virgin and UV-aged PVC microplastics on the growth of freshwater algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
October 22, 2020 | Science Direct
and algae. Abstract Although more attention has been paid to plastic pollution in marine ecosystems, research on the influence of plastic in


Nano- and microplastics trigger secretion of protein-rich extracellular polymeric substances from phytoplankton
October 21, 2020 | Science Direct
understanding of the responding mechanism of marine phytoplankton for plastic pollution. The data also provide needed information about the


Plastic manufacturers in Gurugram under pollution board scanner
October 13, 2020 | Hindustan Times
Act, 1986. Kuldeep Singh, regional officer, HSPCB, said, “Plastic pollution is a huge challenge, especially in the winter, when so...


Shark Whose Head Was 'Slowly Being Sliced Off' by Plastic Strap Rescued by Scientists
October 13, 2020 | Newsweek
estimated 100,000 marine animals die every year as a result of plastic pollution. James Sulikowski Newsweek subscription offers...


Why microplastics found in Nigeria's freshwaters raise a red flag
October 13, 2020 | The Conversation Africa
use plastics could reduce marine plastic pollution by about 5.5%. It is about time Nigeria treated plastic pollution as a...


Only outright bans will save us from plastic plague
October 13, 2020 | THE STAR
a moment too soon. As any human can tell you, the scale of plastic pollution is out of control. It litters our world in the most ...


Watch | Impact of ‘ghost’ fishing gears on ocean wildlife
October 13, 2020 | The Hindu
A video on ‘ghost’ fishing gears, that account for a significant volume of plastic pollution in oceans


There are up to 14 million tonnes of microplastics on the seafloor — worse than we thought
October 12, 2020 | ThePrint
addition to our understanding of the plastic pollution crisis. But stemming the rising tide of plastic pollution starts ...


Turning the tide to save life in water – Protection of fish species in relation to pollution in India
October 12, 2020 | Times Now
as organic farming and integrated pest management strategy. We must end plastic pollution. Every year, hundreds of fishes become ...


Single-use plastic straws, cutlery and containers could be banned...
October 12, 2020 | Daily Mail Online
from oxo-degradable plastics, that break down to micro-plastic pollution and negatively affect the recycling of conventional ...


Dangers posed by plastic are hidden far beneath the ocean’s surface
October 11, 2020 | Chicago Tribune
floods.Hardesty said that she was hopeful that awareness about plastic pollution would lead to more sustainable policies and ...