Tag: pollution

4ocean Partnerships | Oceanic Preservation Society

4ocean Partnerships | Oceanic Preservation Society

By Micah Moen 3 Comments December 5, 2019

4ocean’s missions intertwines exactly with ours – we’re both in the business of trying to save the world, and we need you, we need them because these bracelets are one of the ways that we can do what we do. It’s the funding that we need to do this work. Bracelets that are made from […]

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: the reality of a sewage surfer  | Natural History Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: the reality of a sewage surfer | Natural History Museum

By Micah Moen 3 Comments December 4, 2019

I took this image of a seahorse with a cotton bud in Indonesia at the island of Sulawesi. It’s a small reef, not too far away from a town. We were snorkeling there and the reef was pretty good But as we were snorkeling there, the tide started to turn and some the debris started […]

How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies | The Swim

How Millions of Microscopic Fibers Are Ending Up in Our Bodies | The Swim

By Micah Moen 100 Comments December 2, 2019

You may not be wearing an insulated wetsuit like Pacific swimmer Ben Lecomte, but part of the outfit you’re wearing right now is going to come in contact with the ocean eventually. The new invisible threat that they’re discovering is that microfiber from all our clothes ends up in the ocean, and now they’re finding […]

Penguins Need Cleaner Oceans

Penguins Need Cleaner Oceans

By Micah Moen 31 Comments December 2, 2019

There are 18 species of penguins. They all live in the southern hemisphere. And they are loyal, they’re brave, and determined. Global Penguin Society or GPS is an international organization dedicated to promote the protection of all the penguin species on our planet. To help penguins cope with the main threats they are facing we […]

How did one mysterious yellow bottle help grow the world’s largest ocean cleanup company?

How did one mysterious yellow bottle help grow the world’s largest ocean cleanup company?

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 29, 2019

The story begins when a mysterious yellow bottle washed up on a shoreline. Then two yellow bottles, three yellow bottles, you get the point. Tons of yellow bottles are washing on to South Florida’s shorelines. Why? At first glance they could be mustard bottles – look closely and you’ll notice a clue, vinagre. Confused? Hang […]

Dog Dives To Help Clean Polluted Oceans

Dog Dives To Help Clean Polluted Oceans

By Micah Moen 100 Comments November 24, 2019

Lila loves to come on our cleanups and help pick up plastic bottles, cans, and basically anything that she can to help us clean the beach. Whether we’re walking down the beach and picking up plastic every single day, or even diving down to the bottom of the ocean to pull water bottles off the […]

Avoid Crackers | Say no to #pollution | Avoid #Plastic and save #environment

Avoid Crackers | Say no to #pollution | Avoid #Plastic and save #environment

By Micah Moen 6 Comments November 22, 2019

The world has been broke down The world has just announced The Final Time is now The Final time to bow But i will not get down For you can’t force me now Awakening is clear, I could show you how I could show you how to fight them I could show you how to […]

Nepal: a future for people and forests

Nepal: a future for people and forests

By Micah Moen 1 Comment November 21, 2019

Nepal Livelihoods & Forestry Programme: a future for people and forests The UK government-funded Livelihoods and Forestry Programme (LFP) has been operating in rural Nepal since 2001. The mission of LFP is to improve the livelihoods of the poor through sustainable forest management. It protects the environment and makes the country beautiful for the next […]

Oceans: How one life powered by ASU can change the world | Arizona State University

Oceans: How one life powered by ASU can change the world | Arizona State University

By Micah Moen 4 Comments November 21, 2019

By the year 2050, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. Without the ocean we wouldn’t have life. I know the battles that we face as humans, I know what humanity has done to the planet. But I’ve never had a chance to do anything about it. Before Professor Halden and ASU, […]

Healthy Oceans: Preventing Plastic Pollution | California Academy of Sciences

Healthy Oceans: Preventing Plastic Pollution | California Academy of Sciences

By Micah Moen 5 Comments November 16, 2019

♪ (intro music) ♪ Why is plastic so common? Well, it’s lightweight, it’s durable, and it doesn’t biodegrade or get broken down by bacteria like, say, paper does. and while this might seem good for transporting your soda, chips and cheese cheaply over long distances, while keeping them fresh, there are downsides to plastics. Durability […]