Plastic waste making coral reefs sick, study finds

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Jan 26, 2018

Plastic waste making coral reefs sick, study finds

Billions of bits of plastic waste are entangled in corals and sickening reefs from Thailand to Australia's Great Barrier Reef, scientists said on Thursday. The trash is another pressure on corals, already suffering from overfishing, rising temperatures caused by climate change and other pollution. In the ...

Tokushima town becomes global draw with zero-waste strategy

National Feb 23, 2017

Tokushima town becomes global draw with zero-waste strategy

A small town in western Japan has been attracting foreign visitors after its efforts to reduce waste to zero by 2020 have become widely known via YouTube. The documentary video, titled "How This Town Produces No Trash," with English narration and captions, explains how the ...