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Urban Bees Using Plastic to Build Nests
Environment  (tags: destruction, environment, humans, nature, pollution, plastic, bees, nests )

Giana
- 243 days ago - news.discovery.com
Comedian George Carlin once joked that perhaps the Earth wanted plastic, yet didn't know how to produce it. So, the planet spawned humans only so that we could create the polymer. Two species of leafcutter bee seem to have taken Carlin seriously.
Sign Our Petition to Nestlé ACTION
Environment  (tags: water, environment, ecosystems, destruction, drought, Nestle, plastic )

Nancy
- 484 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Currently, Nestlé has a permit through 2017 to take about 1.1 million litres of water per day from Hillsburgh, Ontario for its bottling operations in nearby Aberfoyle -- even during drought conditions while there are by-laws on water use for households.
TAKE ACTION!!! -Ocean Horror Show: Dead Sea Birds With Bellies Full of Plastic Garbage -See Photo-This Is Reality
Environment  (tags: plastic, oceans, death, birds, oeanlife, mammals, destruction, environment, healthconditions, protection, humans )

Julie
- 587 days ago - takepart.com
thousands of dead albatross chicks choked to death on man's detritus, mostly shiny bits of plastic picked up from the nearby Pacific Ocean by their parents, and fed to them mistakenly as food.
Crayola, Make Your Mark! Set Up a Marker Recycling Program ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, Crayola, wildlife, plastic, bottles, oceans, landfills )

Nancy
- 833 days ago - change.org
By establishing a take-back program for their plastic markers, Crayola can stop millions of markers from becoming pollution and waste.
Discourage the Consumption of Bottled Water ACTION
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, destruction, wildlife, plastic, bottles, oceans )

Nancy
- 853 days ago - forcechange.com
The market for bottled water is exceedingly high: $7.7 billion was spent on bottled water in 2007 alone. Bottled water is not safer or healthier than tap water, and it is certainly not as friendly for our environment.
Plastic Seas Altering Marine Ecology
Environment  (tags: marine ecology, marinea nimals, pollution, plastic, ecosystems, environment, humans, nature, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, world, oceans, water )

Cal
- 872 days ago - ipsnews.net
Plastic trash is altering the very ecology of the world's oceans. Insects called "sea skaters", a relative of pond water striders, are now laying their eggs on the abundant fingernail-sized pieces of plastic floating in the middle of the North Pacific Oce
ENVIRONMENT: Ban Plastic Water Bottles In All National Parks. PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: national parks, plastic, bottled water, conservation, humans, nature, Sustainabililty, water, trees, protection, climate-change, green, environment, USA )

Jim
- 920 days ago - forcechange.com
Disposable plastic water bottles have been successfully banned in 3 national parks, and should be banned in all of them. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Zion National Park, and the Grand Canyon have seen reductions in waste after banning the sales of
East Africa: Kenya Unable to Escape From a Plastic Bag
Environment  (tags: environment, plastic, ecosystems )

Jill
- 1076 days ago - allafrica.com
Kenya, as the biggest economy it the region, has to choose between taking the lead in protecting the environment, or opposing a law that will result in job losses at home.
Ban the Use of Plastic Bags in the U.S! PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: plastic, bags, U.S., petition )

Andrea
- 1146 days ago - change.org
They are made from polyethylene, a product of petroleum, which is a non-renewable resource. They are not biodegradable and are almost indestructible. They take an incredibly long time to break down and when they do, it's into a "plastic dust" which
Plastic Found in Nine Percent of 'Garbage Patch' Fishes: Tens of Thousands of Tons of Debris Annually Ingested
Environment  (tags: Plastic, Garbage, Debris, pollution, environment )

Anna
- 1186 days ago - sciencedaily.com
The first scientific results from an ambitious voyage led by a group of graduate students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego offer a stark view of human pollution and its infiltration of an area of the ocean that has been labeled....
Stop Plastic Trash - Take the Pledge ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, nature, destruction, pollution, plastic, protection )

Cher
- 1230 days ago - act.oceana.org
The average American uses between 300 and 700 plastic bags every year -- that's billions of tons each year. And what happens to them? Many end up in the ocean where they are often mistaken for food by hungry sea turtles
Man Invents Machine to Convert Plastic Into Oil   video
Environment  (tags: plastic, fuel, Japan, Ito, machine, environment, new invention )

Dandelion
- 1280 days ago - youtube.com
Plastic's carbon footprint includes landfilling and incineration, its recycle rate is dismally low around the globe. If we were to use only the world's plastic waste rather than oil from oil fields, CO2 emissions could be slashed dramatically, Ito says.
Tell the House of Representatives to Ditch Bottled Water and Save Taxpayer Dollars ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, plastic, bottled water, habitat, nature, protection )

Cher
- 1358 days ago - change.org
News reports noted a prime example of that waste: In the first quarter of 2010 alone, the House spent $190,000 taxpayer dollars on bottled water.
Yes on AB 1998 -- No More Plastic Bag Pollution ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, pollution, plastic, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 1525 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
The Pacific Garbage Patch can be found floating about 1,000 miles off the Californian coast -- this swirling mass of plastic bags and garbage has grown to be twice the size of Texas.
Put a Cork in Bottled Water for the Environment
Environment  (tags: plastic, recycled, carelessly, products )

Anna
- 1602 days ago - seattletimes.nwsource.com
Leading the list of trash cleared away: plastic water bottles -- among the most readily recycled plastic products of all. Yet around 90 percent of them end up being carelessly tossed, ending up in our oceans and landfills.
 

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