Plastic bag found in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest ocean trench

Plastic bag found in the Mariana Trench, the world's deepest ocean trench

The World's deepest trench, 36.000 feet underwater, also known as the Mariana Trench, is now the house of a plastic bag that managed to make its way through. Scientists said this is the world's deepest known piece of trash that we know of.

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Antarctica’s waters may soon harbor a boom of baby humpback whales

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During the late 19th to the early 20th centuries, the whaling industry reduced the population of humpback whales across the globe to near extinction. But now, the large mammals known for their haunting songs may be bouncing back in some places. Recently, more female humpbacks in the Southern Ocean are giving birth to more calves, reports Karen Weintraub for The New York Times.

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Companies take a pledge against plastic pollution

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Companies are taking a pledge to fight against plastic pollution by promising to eliminate single-use packaging through smarter design. The UK plastics pact, as it is called, sees 40 companies such as Coca-Cola, Procter & Gamble or the supermarket chain Asda, join forces with the government and trade associations.

One of the promises made by the companies that joined the pact is to make 100% of plastic packaging ready for recycling or composting by 2025.

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Malibu in California bans plastic cutlery and straws

Malibu in California bans plastic cutlery and straws

It was the decision of Buckingham Palace to ban plastic straws in February that inspired campaigners in Malibu to push for action.

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