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Plastic Pollution

Plastic Pollution

Sri Lankan officials brace for oil spill from sinking ship

COLOMBO: Sri Lankan authorities said Thursday they are preparing for the worst-case scenario of a possible oil slick from the burnt-out cargo ship sinking off Colombo’s main harbour. The Marine Environment Protection Authority readied oil dispersants, booms and skimmers in case of a leak from the MV X-Press Pearl, which…
bubmag
June 3, 2021
Plastic Pollution

Plastic in Galapagos seawater, beaches and animals

IMAGE: Plastic sampling on a beach in Galapagos. view more  Credit: Adam Porter Plastic pollution has been found in seawater, on beaches and inside marine animals at the Galapagos Islands. A new study - by the University of Exeter, Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) and the Galapagos Science Center - found plastic…
bubmag
May 28, 2021
Plastic Pollution

Whales face new and emerging threats

Humans and whales have a complex relationship. We've hunted whales for food for centuries, celebrated them in our art and culture, admired their familial relationships and songs, and even worshipped them as gods. But at the same time, we've overhunted multiple whale species to the brink of extinction, overfished their prey,…
bubmag
May 14, 2021
Plastic Pollution

Ladies lead the way in sustainable golf

Camille Chevalier has become a Sustainable Golf Champion for the Ladies European Tour Golf can be seen as a sport of threes.  Drive, pitch, putt. Fourballs, foursomes, singles. Palmer, Player, Nicklaus. Even the Amen Corner sequence of holes at Augusta National… 11, 12, 13. Whether you're a major champion or a recreational…
bubmag
May 4, 2021