Surfing Shots With An Ugly Plastic Twist

Surfing Shots With An Ugly Plastic Twist

Surfrider shows us the majesty of the ocean and the tragedy of our plastic crap. Almost 90% of all material floating in the ocean is plastic, and every square mile of ocean contains 46,000 pieces of the stuff. These are scary statistics, especially because most of this pollution exists in international waters, so no one’s […]

Plastic Bottle House Rises in Nigeria

Plastic Bottle House Rises in Nigeria

With a serious housing shortage but no shortage of plastic bottles littering the streets, the Development Association for Renewable Energies (DARE) – an NGO based in Nigeria – decided to build this incredible two-bedroom bungalow entirely out of plastic bottles! Although many in Kaduna were dubious when the project began construction in June this year, […]

Pollution News week ending July 21st 2013

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Some of the posts and articles we found ourselves reading this week: From OurWorld Mon 15 July 2013: Vanity, pollution and death on Mt. Everest…Cultural anthropologist Pablo Figueroa looks at the ecologically unsustainable situation on Earth's highest peak. From Conservation.org Tue 16 July 2013: Reducing Global Plastic Use Is Key to Fight Ocean PollutionExploring the […]