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Supermarket plastic bags do not help protect our precious sea life

January 24th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Five pence may not seen like much money to pay for the convenience of a thin-film plastic shopping bag but in a resource constrained world avoiding this superfluous purchase has many benefits. Supermarket plastic bags that are purchased are usually used for a very short time, and although they can be reused, most end up […]

The film ‘Plastic Shores’ examines the marine plastic debris problem

March 15th, 2012 by La Mode Verte

La Mode Verte Productions announces a new documentary ‘Plastic Shores‘, about the growing problem of plastic debris in the world’s oceans. ‘Plastic Shores’ investigates the irrevocable harm that single-use plastics do to the marine ecosystem and human health. The film interviews well-known figures and experts including Roz Savage, Jean-Michel Cousteau and Congressman Sam Farr. The […]