Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "plastic" Tag

We need to stop the bead.

#BeatPlasticPollution is important to anglers worldwide because toxic plastic particles and micro-particles enter our oceans and water systems. [...]

June 1, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Technology now cleaning our rivers and waterways

Mr. Trash Wheel is Baltimore's favorite trash collecting robotic icon. Since his installation at the Baltimore Harbor at 2014, he has picked up 420 tons. [...]

March 2, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

News: We are putting 8 million metric tons of plastic in the oceans — annually

Jenna Jambeck of the University of Georgia put it to The Washington Post in February, “Five bags filled with plastic for every foot of coastline in the world.” [...]

February 2, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: More on marine debris and “Ghost Fishing”

Studies estimate that over 90 percent of species caught in derelict fishing gear are of commercial value, which can contribute to a significant loss of revenue for fishermen [...]

April 13, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide