Posts Tagged ‘Plastic’

 

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age

Thursday, September 5th, 2019

Plastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945. Scientists suggest the plastic layers could be used to mark the start…

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Plankton study charts rise of ocean plastic

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

A trove of data showing when the Atlantic Ocean began choking with plastic has been uncovered in the handwritten logbooks of a little-known but doggedly persistent plankton study dating back…

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Plastic-free wine: help marine life

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Whether it’s a mellow red or a crisp white, wine drinkers can now enjoy a glass of their favourite tipple while protecting the environment. Sea Change is a new brand…

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UK MPs urge protection treaty for seas

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

A new global agreement to protect the seas should be a priority for the government to stop our seas becoming a “sewer”, according to a cross-party group of MPs. Plastic…

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Blue Carbon forum launched

Monday, November 5th, 2018
A new research programme will measure the ability of Scotland’s marine environment to store carbon dioxide and mitigate against the effects of climate change. It will be driven by the...
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