Tag: Atlantic garbage patch

Cool Green Morning: Friday, August 20

Written by | August 20th, 2010

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Today’s cool green news will get you thinking. Or, at least, humming.

  1. Corals off the coast of Indonesia are in the midst of a severe bleaching event. The cause? Warm waters.(Green)
  2. Why isn’t the garbage patch in the Atlantic growing? (Huffington Post)
  3. Hmm. Most of the oil still remains, says NOAA. (Greenspace)
  4. Hmm hmm. Transvestite fish could help eliminate invasive fish. (Conservation Journal Watch)
  5. A-ha! If you had to pay for the trash you throw away, would you throw away less? (EcoGeek)

One Thing You Can Do to Help Oceans: Use Reusable Plastic

Written by | March 25th, 2010

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The oceans are awash with discarded plastic — and all of it is deadly to marine animals. Conservancy scientist Phil Kramer tells you what you can do to help solve the problem.

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