Mês: March 2018

Plastic ends up on the ocean floor

According to a new research report from SINTEF in Norway, ninety percent of plastic fragments in the sea end up on the ocean floor. The Norwegian Environment Agency is alarmed by this figure, and has just sent a number of proposed measures to the Ministry of Climate and the Environment. “This is an alarming prospect”,…
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Solving the world’s plastic problem

Many of us are aware of the problems that plastics pose for the environment. Today we hear about some of the solutions that businesses are finding to prevent quite so much of it ending up in landfill or the ocean. Vivienne Nunis visits the site of a new recycling machine that turns plastic packaging back into…
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Study Finds 73% of Deep Water Fish Ingested Microplastics

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Helcom declaration renews commitment for a healthy BalticSea

State of the Baltic Sea Report shows more efforts are needed to tackle eutrophication & marine litter. Download report