Marine Trash

Marine Trash

Plastic Waste: Trash Found Littering Ocean Floor In Deepest-Ever Sub Dive

Prior to Mr. Cameron’s dive, the first-ever expedition to Challenger Deep was made by the U.S. Navy in 1960, reaching a depth of 10,912 meters
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Victor Vescovo, a retired naval officer said he made the unsettling discovery as he descended nearly 6.8 miles to a point in the Pacific Ocean's Mariana Trench to find plastic waste ...
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United Nations Alliance To Halt Environmentally Destructive Fashion Practices

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The fashion industry is the second-biggest consumer of water, generating around 20 per cent of the world's wastewater and releasing half a million tons of synthetic microfibers into the ocean annually, as per a UN report ...
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Ocean Pollution: Meet The Sea Squirt, Sucking Up Plastic Particles From The Sea

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Israeli researchers have found that ascidians, also known as sea squirts, can help measure plastic pollution as they filter tiny particles from the ocean and store them in their soft tissue ...
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#BeatPlasticPollution: India Paves The Way To Combat Marine Pollution With Latest Partnerships

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has announced two major collaborations with developed countries like Norway and Germany to help combat marine pollution ...
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National Marine Litter Policy: Government Begins Work On An Action Plan To Check Plastic Waste Flowing Into Oceans

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To stop plastic waste from entering the ocean, the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences will assess the extent and source of marine litter along India's coastline ...
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World Oceans Day: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Spreads The Message Of ‘Save Our Oceans From Plastic Pollution’ At Odisha’s Puri Beach

World Oceans Day: Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Spreads The Message Of ‘Save Our Oceans From Plastic Pollution’ At Odisha’s Puri Beach
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On World Oceans Day, Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a picturesque sand art with a message - 'Save Our Oceans' and 'Stop Plastic Pollution' ...
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#WorldEnvironmentDay: Indians Are Taking Initiatives Towards Making Their Cities And Beaches Cleaner, Says UN Environment Head Erik Solheim

Erik Solheim talks about initiatives taken by India to ensure a better environment
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In India for the 45th World Environment Day, UN Environment Head Erik Solheim said that India’s response as global host for the occasion has exceeded expectations ...
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At World Sustainable Development Summit, Norway Urges World To Work Together To Protect Oceans

Norway urges world to come together on ocean pollution
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Norwegian ambassador Nils Ragnar Kamsvag said that his country was working to ensure that oceans were used in a sustainable manner ...
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Tackling Marine Pollution Gets A Boost As India’s Automated Ocean Pollution Observation System Is All Set To Sail By April 2018

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The automated observation system will assist in keeping tabs on pollution levels and also inform about water quality at regular intervals ...
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Four More Nations Join United Nations’ Clean Seas Campaign

California Brings Down Its Plastic Bag Litter By 72% Within 7 Years
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Some Indian states are showing progress when it comes to clean seas, said a UN representative ...
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Trending: This Nature Photographer’s Seahorse Click Shows All That Is Going Wrong With Our Planet

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Marine wildlife photographer Justin Hofman’s photograph of a sea horse grasping a cotton swab in Indonesian waters shows the “heartbreaking” state of our polluted water ...
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