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Ocean Clean Wash Jul 10
A survey in 29 beaches and waterways around Auckland, , found in ALL of them 😥 Most of them were fibers from textiles: plant-based like cellulose, but also polyethylene and polypropylene. We must ! 💪
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Sustain Bentley U 2h
have become a big issue in recent years and did you know that washing machine firm AEG says 90% of clothes are thrown out earlier than necessary, mostly due to faded colours, shrinkage or damage from overwashing! Become an educated consumer!
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PW Residents 22h
A study published in the journal of environmental science and technology showed that those who exclusively drink bottled water rather than tap water can add up to 90,000 plastic particles to their yearly intake.
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WomensEnvironNetwork 34m
Did you know? Up to 90% of mainstream menstrual pads & 6% of tampons is plastic? The thing is plastic never goes away – just breaks down in to . Time to ditch
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H Fisk Johnson, Ph.D. Jun 30
Thank you to ecotoxicologist Dr. Peter Ross of for the insights about . This growing issue needs attention & action. is taking notice, hope others will too.
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Ellen Hegarty Jul 18
i gCuas Nuachabháil inniu Pieces of fishing gear Electric fence insulator handle Pram tyre Snorkel Shredded plastic bottles+tops A shredded can Shredded cloth and larger pieces Plant pot Sissors handle Multicoloured All tangled in the seaweed
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A Plastic Planet Jul 16
Athlete and ocean advocate is swimming through the mostly highly polluted part of the Pacific Ocean to show us the damage our is causing to the planet and the abundance of it's leaving behind
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curioski Jul 14
How to cut open a milk packet correctly by avoiding the corner plastic bits that pollute the environment.
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Human Wildlife Solutions Jul 18
More about plastics that you may be consuming... Humans appear to consume somewhere between 74,000 and 121,000 microplastic particles every year.
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Fairtriad 🇨🇦 Jul 14
They expect to find in lakes humans barely touch — they just don't know how much.
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Ocean Plastics Lab Jul 19
New study finds highest concentration of not on the surface but in the range of 200-600 meters.
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Beat the Microbead 22h
Study finds in nearly all western Montana waters Of the 10 waters tested, 9 had some form of plastic: 6 contained fibers from clothing & fishing net, 8 contained hard plastics & polystyrene, and 3 contained plastic film from bags/wrappers
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Jorge Casado 2h
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pdjmoo Jul 17
🆘 When researchers studied people from different parts of the world they found in the stool of every person they tested 🔺From the top of Mount Everest to the deepest oceans, we know plastic trash is everywhere on Earth. Now it's in us, too
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Win Cowger Jul 10
Dear Brain Trust, today I came to the sudden realization that every method for microplastic ID from environmental media has serious drawbacks, and I'm coming to terms with the thought that it might be ok as long as we admit them and try to improve.
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Andy Beirne 23h
LOOK!! We know every year tons of microplastic are washed into the oceans and the damage this is doing come talk to me about the solution
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Luca Marazzi Jul 19
This is awesome work! Watch “World-Class Explorers Help Scientists Collect Elusive Data” on 28,000 days in the field, 1000s samples: >70% contain !
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Public Lab Jul 15
Join us IN ONE HOUR (Mon 7/15 at 4:30pm ET) for our live call with . We'll be talking about , assembling a kit, and opening the floor to discussion and Q&A about this trawl. More info at
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EarthX Jul 1
is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution – did you know 94% of U.S. tap water samples have been found to have in it? Will you be part of Plastic Free July?
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Benioff Ocean Initiative Jul 18
Four times as many plastic particles turned up in the deep waters of a “clean” patch of ocean than on the surface in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch
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