We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic
All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
The Oceans Are Getting Stormier
"These changes have impacts that are felt all over the world.”
Unstable Ice Causes ‘Catastrophic Breeding Failure’ for Penguins
Climate change may be contributing to the penguin population crash at Halley Bay which is “unprecedented in the historical record.”
Global Warming Is Wiping Out Marine Animals Faster Than Land Dwellers
A study of 406 cold-blooded animals revealed that climate change is already pushing marine species to their thermal limits.
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We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years
Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.
This Jelly’s Butthole Only Appears When It Poops
“No anus or anal pore in any other animal is like this.”
Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals
Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.
Climate Change Will Alter the Color of Half of Earth’s Oceans by 2100
Phytoplankton blooms tint the oceans green, which means their response to warmer waters will shake up the ocean color scheme.
Don’t Boycott Razors Because of an Ad, Boycott Them For the Planet
Some people are mad that Gillette released an ad calling out toxic masculinity, but the bigger issue is the waste produced by disposable razors.
Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut
The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
Billions of Ocean Nanoplastics Can Get Lodged in Sea Creatures in Only a Few Hours
A new study looked at a more realistic concentration level of tiny plastics like the kind we see in the ocean, and found the pieces quickly get lodged in animals’ tissue.
There Is Plastic 'Everywhere,' Says Guy Swimming Across Pacific Ocean
Ben Lecomte began his swim on the coast of Japan and has already swum more than 1,200 nautical miles.