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Sea Levels Continue Rising as Antartic Ice Melts

Researchers have revealed that Antartica's ice sheet is melting at a rate that is raising sea levels by a half millimetre a year. Some 200 billion tons of ice from Antartica is melting annually, tripling the rate over the last 10 years.
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Plastic Waste Reaches Antarctica

Snow and ice samples taken from Antarctica have revealed that plastic contamination has finally reached one of man's least touched areas on earth.
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One Dead Whale, 80 Plastic Bags Found in Stomach

A pilot whale, found in a canal in the province of Songkhla, Southern Thailand, died last Friday with 8 kilograms of plastic stuck in its stomach.
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Darwin’s Paradise Hit by Plastic Waste

The Galapagos Islands, which were the founding of Charles Darwin's theories on natural selection, are facing a new threat - plastic waste.
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Plastic Faces Axe in Europe

The initiative could see the EU banning everything from plastic cutlery and straws to drink stirrers and cotton buds to reduce single-use litter.

Facts About Plastics in Our Oceans [Infographic]

It’s scary to think that in just 30 years there could be more pounds of plastic in the ocean than there will be pounds of fish.
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No More Beaches by 2100? [Infographic]

If the sand consumption continues at the same pace, we will no longer have any beaches around the world by the year 2100. See the detailed overview of global sand usage and the environmental harm it can cause in this infographic.
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Great Pacific Garbage Patch Now ‘Three Times the Size of France’

New research suggests the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a collection of plastic in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii, is up to 16 times larger than previously thought. The patch is suggested to be 790,000 tons – or three times the size of France – and growing.
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5-Year Sea Voyage Powered by Clean Energy Warns Children of Plastic Pollution

A unique five-year journey to teach children in far-flung destinations of the danger of plastic pollution has reached a milestone.

Plastic Bags: How Convenience is Killing our Planet [Infographic]

Plastic bags continue to pose a major risk to the planet's environmental health.For instance, did you know that there are 46,000 pieces of plastic found in every square mile of ocean? And more than...