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Jacó promotes strategy to reduce single-use plastics
Environment
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Environment
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Jacó promotes strategy to reduce single-use plastics

Magdalena López - March 27, 2018

Jacó blogger Magdalen López writes about the Central Pacific beach community's efforts as part of a growing nationwide movement in Costa Rica to reduce or eliminate single-use…

WATCH: Researchers remove plastic straw from sea turtle’s nose
Animal protection
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Animal protection
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WATCH: Researchers remove plastic straw from sea turtle’s nose

The Tico Times - August 18, 2015

If this doesn’t make you rethink accepting that plastic straw the waitress offers you next time you’re at a café, nothing will. A turtle researcher recently posted a…

Wonkblog: Oceans now contain 5 trillion pieces of floating plastic
Drowning in plastic
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Drowning in plastic
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Wonkblog: Oceans now contain 5 trillion pieces of floating plastic

Chris Mooney | The Washington Post - December 11, 2014

A major new study of the world's oceans has reached a shocking conclusion: Thanks to humans, there are now over 5 trillion pieces of plastic, weighing more…

Dutch teen targets Pacific Ocean ‘plastic soup’ menace
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Dutch teen targets Pacific Ocean ‘plastic soup’ menace

Nicolas Delaunay | AFP - July 8, 2014

THE HAGUE – Dutch student Boyan Slat is only 19 years old, but he already has 100 people working on his revolutionary plan to scoop thousands of tons…