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The Clean Power Plan Offers Hope for the Oceans

August 7, 2015 by NRDC Switchboard

Government Policy and Ocean Health

U.S. marine ecosystems and fisheries have long been an economic engine and cultural source of wealth for our country. Which is why we must take action against the triple threat carbon pollution poses for our oceans: ocean warming, reduced oxygen levels, and ocean acidification.[read more]

The World's Largest Garbage Dump is Not on Land

May 31, 2014 by Sarah Battaglia

Oceans of Garbage

Between using plastic bags, drinking from plastic water bottles, or ripping the plastic packaging from a new gadget, we all use plastic in our daily lives. Plastic is literally all around us, and if we don’t find a way to contain it, our lives could soon be taken over by this mass produced product.[read more]