The Ocean Conservancy recently reported the removal of millions of pounds of garbage from beaches and oceans during their 2012 volunteer-based Internatinal Coastal Cleanup Day. The top item cleaned up: over 2 million cigarette butts. If you're interested in helping out, this year's cleanup day is September 21, 2013!
This is the definition of sustainable development contained in Our Common Future, also known as the Brundtland Report, from the United Nations World Commission on Environment and Development was published in 1987
This chemical cocktail contains arsenic and lots of pesticides, among other chemicals. Help Protect Mother Earth! www.kcet.org/news/rewire/petroleum/fracking-waste-is-being-dumped-into-the-ocean-off-californias-coast.html Public service announcement: you might not want to go surfing off the coast of Santa Barbara. Yes, you did read that right: the oil industry is legally allowed to dump more than 9 billion gallons of toxic fracking wastewater off the coast of California each year.