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    Marine Life and Ocean Threats 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Marine Life and Ocean Threats 101: Everything You Need to Know

    Quick Key Facts Marine environments cover 70% of Earth. Over 50% of oxygen on the planet comes from oceans. Top threats to oceans include pollution, noise and climate change. Plastic pollution is expected to outweigh all fish in the oceans by 2050. Prescription drugs, agricultural runoff, industry discharge and even sunscreen chemicals can alter the […]

    Greenpeace Report: ‘Most Plastic Is Just Not Recyclable’

    Greenpeace Report: ‘Most Plastic Is Just Not Recyclable’

    We can’t recycle our way out of the plastic pollution crisis.  That’s the definitive conclusion of a new Greenpeace report released Monday that found that only five to six percent of plastics in the U.S. were actually recycled, a major decline from the still relatively low highs of 9.5 percent in 2014 and 8.7 percent […]