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Friendly Floatees are plastic bath toys marketed by The First Years, Inc.
 ocean migration plastic waste current float duck
They were toys destined only to bob up and down in nothing bigger than a child's bath - but so far they have floated halfway around the world. The armada of 29,000 plastic yellow ducks, blue turtles and green frogs broke free from a cargo ship 15 years ago.
 ocean migration plastic waste current float duck
A container filled with millions of Lego pieces fell into the sea off Cornwall in 1997. But instead of remaining at the bottom of the ocean, they are still washing up on Cornish beaches today - offering an insight into the mysterious world of oceans and tides.
 ocean migration plastic waste current float Lego
E. Coli does more than just make people sick — it can also be used to clean up nuclear waste, according to researchers at Birmingham University. The research team found that E. Coli bacteria effectively breaks down phytic acid (a phosphate storage material found in seeds) and releases the phosphate molecules, which bind to uranium to create a uranium phosphate precipitate. The precipitate can be harvested to recover uranium, and voila – no...


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To document this phenomenon as faithfully as possible, not a single piece of plastic in any of these photographs was moved, placed, manipulated, arranged, or altered in any way. These images depict the actual stomach contents of baby birds in one of the world's most remote marine sanctuaries, more than 2000 miles from the nearest continent.


 plastic waste ocean albatross bird pollution death
Badeendjes zwemmen elf jaar Van een containerschip afdonderen en meer dan tien jaar ronddobberen op drie oceanen. Een plastic eendje beleeft doorgaans minder spectaculaire avonturen. Een drijvende kolonie badspeeltjes -- eendjes, bevers, schildpadden en kikkers -- zal een dezer dagen aanspoelen in New England aan de Amerikaanse oostkust, gebleekt en verweerd door hun wereldreis over zee. Oceanografen geven toe dat de avontuurlijke reis van...


 plastic duck ocean waste