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Herman Miller increases use of ocean-bound plastic with Aeron chair

Grand Rapids Business Journal 24 Sep 2021
“Every year, an estimated 8 million tons of plastic enter the ocean ... Defining ocean-bound plastic. Ocean-bound plastic is plastic material that has not yet found its way into the ocean and is classified as “mismanaged waste.” This is plastic that is not being collected, is unlikely to be collected and is found within 30 miles of a coastline.
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Ocean Cleanup pilots ‘the first scalable technology’ to remove plastic waste from Earth's waters

Yahoo Daily News 23 Sep 2021
“Our strategy is really twofold,” The Ocean Cleanup CEO and Founder Boyan Slat said on Yahoo Finance Live (video above) ... Ocean Cleanup's approach draws inspiration from the natural world — and coastlines, in particular.Story continues ... That gave Slat and his team members the idea of building coastlines in the middle of the ocean.
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Pena: Plastic bottle pollution

Sun Star 23 Sep 2021
Plastic in the ocean is a global problem. According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), around 8 million tonnes of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every year ... Those thrown into rivers eventually end up in the oceans and are swept into the coastlines by waves ... Some will join the big garbage patches in the middle of the ocean.
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Letter: Government can do more to solve water needs in the west

Ogden Standard Examiner 23 Sep 2021
We have pipelines that move vast amounts of oil and natural gas all over the country ... We also have three states with coastlines on the Pacific Ocean ... Ray Boyle. Hooper .
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A coastal town like no other

The Post and Courier 22 Sep 2021
Charleston is special and unique and beautiful because the Atlantic Ocean made it that way, carving the contours of the coastline over millennia, creating a culture and a cuisine, and leaving us with this gem of a city offering stupendously pretty surroundings, countless recreational opportunities, and incredible fried shrimp.
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Recruitment of Individual Consultant - Formulation of Information Note on Blue Accounting in the Context of African Union Blue Economy Strategy

Reliefweb 20 Sep 2021
Africa is abundantly blessed with a coastline of over 30,000 Kilometers, adjacent to vast expanse of oceans and seas ... Thirty nine of the fifty five African Union Member States are adjacent to the coastline ... natural resources economics; ocean economy; or climate change and environment.
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Formulation of Policy Note on Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning Towards Supporting Implementation of the African Union Blue Economy Strategy

Reliefweb 20 Sep 2021
Africa is abundantly blessed with a coastline of over 30,000 Kilometers, adjacent to vast expanse of oceans and seas ... Thirty nine of the fifty five African Union Member States are adjacent to the coastline. Africa’s ocean, sea and inland waters (lakes, rivers and reservoirs) provide significant benefits in the continent in terms of.
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What are the 5 worst hurricanes to ever hit the Wilmington area?

Star News 20 Sep 2021
Tim Armstrong, meteorologist with the National Weather Service, has hurricane ranking down to a science ... More ... "To be in a 28 is extremely unusual here," he said ... More ... More than 15,000 homes were destroyed and according to a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration report, "every pier in a distance of 170 miles of coastline was demolished."2.
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Do not trash the oceans, please

Hindustan Times 19 Sep 2021
It's as if humans forgot that there is a whole ecosystem in the oceans, and creatures live and breathe underwater ... A lot of you must wonder what a salty ocean could give us ... Urge others to participate as well, and raise awareness about the ill effects of senselessly littering the coastlines and the oceans.
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SpaceX capsule with world’s first all-civilian orbital crew splashes down

Sydney Morning Herald 19 Sep 2021
The all- civilian crew aboard Elon Musk’s SpaceX capsule have safely splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean off the Florida coastline, completing a three-day flight orbiting the Earth ....
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Foundation of Queen Nellie launched

Ghana News Agency 19 Sep 2021
... the supply chain and waste disposal system, millions of discarded single-use plastics like masks, gloves, aprons, and bottles of sanitizers were added to the terrestrial environment and caused a surge in plastics washing up the ocean coastlines and causing environment pollution.
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Divers clear plastic waste from Philippine corals for World Cleanup Day

Straits Times 18 Sep 2021
MANILA (REUTERS) - Divers in the Philippines pulled plastic bags, drinks bottles and fishing nets from a coral reef on Saturday (Sept 18), joining an annual clean-up that aims to highlight the impact of garbage on the world's oceans ... Most of the plastic trash blighting the world's oceans comes from rivers and coastlines.
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Philippines divers clear plastic waste from corals for World Cleanup Day

Straits Times 18 Sep 2021
MANILA (REUTERS) - Divers in the Philippines pulled plastic bags, drinks bottles and fishing nets from a coral reef on Saturday (Sept 18), joining an annual clean-up that aims to highlight the impact of garbage on the world's oceans ... Most of the plastic trash blighting the world's oceans comes from rivers and coastlines.
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Where to discover diving in the UK and do your bit to save our seas

The Independent 18 Sep 2021
But as the world opens up, oceans are becoming easily accessible once again – and you don’t need to travel far to appreciate what’s under the surface ... Proof protection starts at home, PADI – the world’s largest dive organisation – have created the new non-profit PADI AWARE Foundation charity dedicated to driving local action for global ocean impact.
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International Coastal Clean-up Day: Let's rid our coastlines of tons of garbage and plastic

Independent online (SA) 17 Sep 2021
First observed in 1986, the day is now commemorated annually on the third Saturday of September and hopes to encourage people to rid our coastlines of tons of garbage and plastic. Awareness is also spread about preserving and protecting the world’s oceans and waterways.

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