Pollution

The Lies about Plastic

It is important to understand where plastic comes from and who is benefitting from the wholesale devastation of our planet. Over 99% of plastic is produced from chemicals that are derived almost entirely from fossil fuels i.e. Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) and crude oil. For this reason plastic manufacturing plants are …

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Massive Air Pollution from Shipping

Large ships currently use heavy fuel oil with 3.5% sulphur. This needs to go down to at least 0.5% (one seventh). The problem apparently is that reducing the toxic emissions would double the cost for ship operators. It seems that in shipping and political circles human life has a …

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Cruise Liners are Heavy Air Polluters

Passengers on cruise ships could be exposing themselves to dangerous levels of pollution, according to an investigation by UK’s Channel 4’s Dispatches team that found some public areas on the ships’ decks were more polluted than the world’s worst-affected cities. The undercover …

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Cigarettes Kill Wildlife

Smoking kills 7 million people a year globally, and it scars the planet through deforestation, pollution and littering. Details of the environmental cost …

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Plastic in Tap & Bottled Water Worldwide

The World Health Organisation has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in tap and bottled water after a new analysis of some of the world’s most popular bottled water brands found …

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What are Micro-Plastics?

Micro-plastics are small plastic pieces less than five millimetres long which are harmful to life in the oceans and to our health. Micro-plastics come fr…

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Plastic: We are the Problem

We are made of the same physical elements as dolphins, elephants and eagles and are part of the web of life we call nature. All is nature. The complexity …

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Plastic Toxins World Epidemic

We are forced to deal with plastic pollution with urgency as it is already a worldwide epidemic. It is estimated that there was the equivalent of 200 …

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