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Plundering the New Wild West

By Richard Branson

- Published on June 24, 2012 by Business Day

If we don’t do something now, whales, dolphins, sharks and coral reefs will become the stuff of history lessons for our children’s children. The oceans are our planet’s new frontier, a huge area only partly explored and little re…

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Pacific Vortex Challenge Swim Launched at Plasticity

By Steven Munatones

- Published on June 24, 2012 by Daily News of Open Water Swimming

The Pacific Vortex Challenge (PVC) is an ultra-marathon ocean relay race from Hawaii to Santa Monica Beach in Los Angeles, California, created by Richard Pain, an Australian filmmaker, environmentalist and open water swimmer.The P…

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At Rio+20, Just One Word...

By Bob Keefe

- Published on June 17, 2012 by Huffington Post

The unforgettable line in the 1967 classic movie The Graduate comes from Mr. McQuire when he sums up for Ben Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) what he sees as the key to the world.  “I just want to say one word to you -- just one word,” …

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Plastics News

By Jessica Holbrook

- Published on June 17, 2012 by Plastics News

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL (May 25, 2:35 p.m. ET) -- Next month more than 50,000 people will gather in Rio de Janeiro  for Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. The plastics industry will be part of the ac…

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