Original Story Unless you have been living under a rock you would know that a pilot whale has recently died after ingesting nearly 17 pounds of pla...
Canada's environment and climate change minister has pledged to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastics within the federal government.
A new study suggests that ingesting even a single piece of plastic can be deadly for sea turtles.
Researchers found there was a one in five chance of death for a turtle who consumed just one item - rising to 50% for 14 pieces.
Even as San Francisco bans plastic straws in an effort to clean up the city, the streets are now reportedly littered with plastic caps from free syringes.
Novato High School senior Lucy London shows off a corset she made from plastic straws. She is encouraging the city to enact a ban on the one-use items, most of which she said end up in landfills.
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