Nation article They try to overpower local residents and to build giant polluting factories, to have new markets for their oil production.
One half of baby sea turtles die from eating plastics.
Good news- New York joins California and Hawaii. The ban will take effect in March, 2020. There are some exceptions, but it is progress.
Over 57 Whales have been killed by plastics and/or pollution near the Phillipines.
We need to prevent plastics creation. The industry has invested $200 billion to increase production. It wants the focus to be on waste management, instead of source reduction. 80% of plastics are thrown away after a single use.