plastic bags

Whale’s Death in Thailand Points to Global Scourge: Plastic in Oceans

Whale’s Death in Thailand Points to Global Scourge: Plastic in Oceans

Plastics were removed from the stomach of a pilot whale that died after washing ashore.
Whale’s Death in Thailand Points to Global Scourge: Plastic in Oceans

Whale’s Death in Thailand Points to Global Scourge: Plastic in Oceans

Plastics were removed from the stomach of a pilot whale that died after washing ashore.
Whale dies from eating more than 80 plastic bags

Whale dies from eating more than 80 plastic bags

Pilot whale was found barely alive in Thai canal and vomited up five bags during fruitless rescue attemptsA whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags, with
Chile Bans Plastic Bags at Retail Businesses

Chile Bans Plastic Bags at Retail Businesses

The ban is President Sebastián Piñera’s first legislative victory since taking office in March.
E.U. Proposes Ban on Some Plastic Items to Reduce Marine Pollution

E.U. Proposes Ban on Some Plastic Items to Reduce Marine Pollution

Plastics and other garbage on a beach in Neo Faliro, southern Athens in January.
E.U. Proposes Ban on Some Plastic Items to Reduce Marine Pollution

E.U. Proposes Ban on Some Plastic Items to Reduce Marine Pollution

Plastics and other garbage on a beach in Neo Faliro, southern Athens in January.
Banning plastic bags can be a lifesaver | Brief letters

Banning plastic bags can be a lifesaver | Brief letters

Rwanda’s plastic bag ban | Sugar in recipes | School funding | Autocorrect | Tessa JowellWhile “other East African nations are considering following suit” (Nairobi feels the force of world’s most
Big City: What’s Pulling Cuomo Left? Could It Be ‘the Cynthia Effect’?

Big City: What’s Pulling Cuomo Left? Could It Be ‘the Cynthia Effect’?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, center, greeting Velmanette Montgomery, a state senator, at an event in Brooklyn. Cynthia Nixon kicked off her campaign in nearby Brownsville.
'Mountains and mountains of plastic': life on Cambodia's polluted coast

'Mountains and mountains of plastic': life on Cambodia's polluted coast

Photographs from Sihanouk in the country’s south west reveal locals living amid a staggering tide of plastic pollutionLooking down into the water that lies beneath the ramshackle houses of Sihanouk,
Cuomo Announces Bill to Ban Plastic Bags in New York State

Cuomo Announces Bill to Ban Plastic Bags in New York State

Citing a “blight of plastic bags” that are claiming a “devastating toll” on the environment, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Monday introduced a bill to ban them statewide by 2019.
How Do You Actually Use a See-Through Designer Bag?

How Do You Actually Use a See-Through Designer Bag?

With head-to-toe monochrome looks, leopard print and signature all-over logomania being the trends set to run the fall, it seems that now is a great time to cut out all of the subtleties and just show
What Does an Equitable Plastic Bag Ban Look Like?

What Does an Equitable Plastic Bag Ban Look Like?

Every time I whip out my elephant-covered reusable grocery bag at my local Brooklyn Key Food, I always feel a little bougie. I—and I’d say most people of color—tend to view these items as something
What Does an Equitable Plastic Bag Ban Look Like?

What Does an Equitable Plastic Bag Ban Look Like?

Every time I whip out my elephant-covered reusable grocery bag at my local Brooklyn Key Food, I always feel a little bougie. I—and I’d say most people of color—tend to view these items as something