pollution http://wrkf.org en Plastics Don't Disappear, But They Do End Up In Seabirds' Bellies http://wrkf.org/post/plastics-dont-disappear-they-do-end-seabirds-bellies The vast majority of debris in the ocean — about 75 percent of it — is made of plastic. It can consist of anything from plastic bottles to packaging materials, but whatever form it takes, it doesn't go away easily.<p>While plastic may break down into smaller and smaller pieces, some as small as grains of sand, these pieces are never truly biodegradable. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:15:00 +0000 NPR Staff 28150 at http://wrkf.org Plastics Don't Disappear, But They Do End Up In Seabirds' Bellies Insight: Gen. Honoré's New Mission -- Fighting Pollution http://wrkf.org/post/insight-gen-honor-s-new-mission-fighting-pollution <p></p><p><a href="http://www.generalhonore.com/" target="_blank">Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré</a> gets credit for restoring order in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. And from that, he emerged as a national hero.<br /><br />Since then, he’s retired and launched headlong into the fight against pollution, gathering the troops in a <a href="http://gogreenarmy.com/" target="_blank">Green Army</a>.</p><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 08:21:15 +0000 Amy Jeffries 25711 at http://wrkf.org Insight: Gen. Honoré's New Mission -- Fighting Pollution Baton Rouge's Corroded, Overpolluting Neighbor: Exxon Mobil http://wrkf.org/post/baton-rouges-corroded-overpolluting-neighbor-exxon-mobil If you stand in front of Almena and Sidney Poray's house in Baton Rouge, La., and look straight down the street, past the other houses and the shade trees, you see more than a dozen plumes of exhaust in various hues of gray and white.<p>"That's something you see every day, the same thing if not more," says Almena Poray. Thu, 30 May 2013 20:33:00 +0000 Elizabeth Shogren 11193 at http://wrkf.org Baton Rouge's Corroded, Overpolluting Neighbor: Exxon Mobil