Tackling Plastic pollution Should Begin at the Source

Marine Litter Vital Graphics, highlights why it is important to act now if we want to avoid living in a sea of plastic by mid-century. Though short-term fixes do exist, any lasting solution to the problem of plastic pollution must include tackling it as its source. Marine Litter Vital Graphics, …

Adidas Creates Running Shoe Made with Recycled Ocean Plastic Debris

To celebrate World Oceans Day, adidas and Parley for the Oceans have announced the release of a limited number of the iconic running shoe showcased at last year’s Parley Talks ‘Oceans. Climate. Life.’ hosted by the President of the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. People around …

Biodegradable plastic ‘false solution’ for ocean waste problem

Biodegradable plastic water bottles and shopping bags are a false solution to the ubiquitous problem of litter in the oceans, the UN’s top environmental scientist has warned. Most plastic is extremely durable, leading to large plastic debris and “microplastics” to spread via currents to oceans from the Arctic to the …