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Mr Garbage: the man who will be rifling through rubbish all month for art's sake

Mr Garbage: the man who will be rifling through rubbish all month for art's sake | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
He wants your banana peels, your old pennies – and your sludge cakes. For his new show, The Rubbish Collection, artist Joshua Sofaer is collecting and archiving all the waste created by London's Science Museum for a month ... and you can help, writes Nell Frizzell
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Plastics waste likely to last long time

Plastics waste likely to last long time | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a new way our garbage is transforming — by making plastic rocks.
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'Microplastics' imperil marine life in Tampa Bay, worldwide

'Microplastics' imperil marine life in Tampa Bay, worldwide | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Years of hard work and millions of dollars went into cleaning up the nutrient pollution that was ruining Tampa Bay with fish kills and algae blooms. Now healthy sea grass beds are spreading across the bay bottom once more, and fish and manatees are swimming through water that has become clearer.
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Is This Garbage or Art? (PHOTOS) - weather.com

Is This Garbage or Art? (PHOTOS) - weather.com | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
A photographer collects garbage and uses it to make beautiful images.
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Ceto Sea - Floating Macro Plastic in the Western... | Facebook

Floating Macro Plastic in the Western Mediterranean Sea Region.Preliminary results of the monitoring...
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NCEAS Researcher Shows Microplastic Transfers Chemicals, Impacting Health

NCEAS Researcher Shows Microplastic Transfers Chemicals, Impacting Health | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
A new study conducted by UC Santa Barbara’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis shows that toxic concentrations of pollutants and additives enter the tissue of animals that have eaten microplastic.
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A web-based art project cleans up garbage, one piece of litter at a time

A web-based art project cleans up garbage, one piece of litter at a time | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Litterati turns garbage into an creative project with a meaningful end result.
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World’s first 3D printed wrench made from recycled ocean plastic | B3dgeable

World’s first 3D printed wrench made from recycled ocean plastic | B3dgeable | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Jun 6, 2014Plastic pollution is an ever-growing problem. The production as well as disposal of plastic, pose a great threat to all the life forms on earth. Plastic bank, a plastics return, repurposin
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Make a Difference - The Safina Center

Make a Difference - The Safina Center | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
15 ways to make a difference and help save the oceans. We want your suggestions - let us know what you do to make a difference for the world's oceans.
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Feasibility study proves efficiency and financial viability

Feasibility study proves efficiency and financial viability | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Extract, prevent and intercept plastic pollution
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Arctic Ice Melt Could Unlock Trillions of Frozen Microplastics

Arctic Ice Melt Could Unlock Trillions of Frozen Microplastics | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Out of the nearly 300 million tons of plastic created in 2012, nearly 10 percent of it ended up in oceans, according to Phys.org. That trash has to go somewhere — washing onto coastlines and estuaries
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A Look at the Sustainable Chicago Restaurant That Recycled and Composted Everything for 2 Years

A Look at the Sustainable Chicago Restaurant That Recycled and Composted Everything for 2 Years | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Find out how Sandwich Me In has been trashless since 2012
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Global warming releases microplastic legacy frozen in Arctic Sea ice – ‘Concentrations of microplastics are at least two orders of magnitude greater than those in highly contaminated surface waters...

Global warming releases microplastic legacy frozen in Arctic Sea ice – ‘Concentrations of microplastics are at least two orders of magnitude greater than those in highly contaminated surface waters... | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Desdemona Despair is the clearinghouse for all of the very worst news about the future of life on Earth, such as global warming, climate change, deforestation, overfishing, acidification, oil spills, resource depletion, drought, pollution, overpopulation, dead zones, mass extinction, and doom.
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Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas

Guidance on Monitoring of Marine Litter in European Seas | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
The MSFD Technical Subgroup on Marine Litter was tasked to deliver guidance so that European Member States could initiate programmes for monitoring of Descriptor 10 of the MSFD. The present documen...
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Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World's Oceans

Divers Map The Garbage Dump That Is Filling The World's Oceans | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
What's really in the water? Project Aware lets you see what divers find beneath the waves with their waste audits.
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Plastic waste in marine litter

Plastic waste in marine litter | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Waste plastics at the sea has emerged as one of the most difficult to resolve global waste and resource management challenges of our times. Human ingenuity granted us with plastics: a stunningly ve...
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Plastic Forever: World Oceans

Plastic Forever: World Oceans | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
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10 facts about our amazing oceans › Science Features (ABC Science)

10 facts about our amazing oceans › Science Features (ABC Science) | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
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Plastic Garbage Is Turning Into a New Kind of Rock in Hawaii - weather.com

Plastic Garbage Is Turning Into a New Kind of Rock in Hawaii - weather.com | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Researchers from Canada's University of Western Ontario made a stunning discovery recently on a Hawaii beach, where they found that plastic garbage thrown out by people who were camping or fishing is melding with volcanic rock, beach sand,...
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Assimilation of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers from Microplastics by the Marine Amphipod, Allorchestes Compressa

Assimilation of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers from Microplastics by the Marine Amphipod, Allorchestes Compressa | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Microplastic particles (MPPs; <1 mm) are found in skin cleansing soaps and are released into the environment via the sewage system.
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Great Pacific Microplastic Survey

Great Pacific Microplastic Survey | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
These are written by athletes out there everyday making a difference for science exploration.
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Arctic ice melt to release 1 trillion pieces of plastic into sea

Arctic ice melt to release 1 trillion pieces of plastic into sea | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
As the Arctic ice melt accelerates due to climate change it could release more than 1 trillion pieces of plastic into the ocean over the next decade, possibly posing a major threat to marine life, ...
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Microplastics threaten ecosystems and human health

Microplastics threaten ecosystems and human health | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
Microplastics, tiny particles of plastic pollution, constitute a real threat to the health of Lake Erie and Northeast Ohioans. It's time to take action.
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Tiny monsters haunt the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Tiny monsters haunt the Great Pacific Garbage Patch | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
A single-celled, coral-killing creature with 'devil horns' has been found on microplastics in the open ocean.
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Apple Includes Marine Debris Tracker in "Apps We Can't Live Without"

Apple Includes Marine Debris Tracker in "Apps We Can't Live Without" | Marine Litter | Scoop.it
By: Dianna Parker Instagram, Candy Crush, Pinterest, Tumblr... Marine Debris Tracker. These are all "Apps We Can't Live Without," according to a new video Apple debuted at the Worldwide Developers ...
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