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Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic

A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in...

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic

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Dominican tourism expert warns of 'catastrophe' if authorities stonewall in death probes The picturesque, sandy beaches of the Dominican Republic have become the backdrop for a rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury, all-inclusive hote...
02:45 2019-06-20

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Thos...
00:30 2019-07-23

Plastic surgeon caught with huge cache of weapons in his BMW: cops A Long Island plastic surgeon was caught with an enormous cache of weapons in his car — that included five fully loaded assault rifles, body ar...
06:15 2019-08-15

Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there’s ‘nothing to hide’ about recent deaths The Dominican Republic’s tourism minister says there was nothing unusual about the recent deaths of eight American tourists. All of them died o...
23:45 2019-06-22

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic g...
08:30 2019-06-20

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongsid...
08:45 2019-07-08

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic...
20:15 2019-06-18

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste...
17:30 2019-08-09

Dominican tourism official vows 'disciplinary action' if U.S. tourist death probe finds negligence The Dominican Republic's tourism minister said on Friday that if the investigation into the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists finds wrongdoing or negli...
13:45 2019-06-22

Another Dominican Republic tourist’s mysterious death revealed A North Carolina woman is questioning the cause of her father’s death in the Dominican Republic — in the wake of the recent string of American ...
18:45 2019-06-27

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year. ...
00:30 2019-07-17

Widow questions husband’s death in Dominican Republic after tourists die A Maryland woman said that three American tourists dying at a Dominican Republic resort has her questioning the circumstances of her husband’s ...
06:45 2019-06-08

Family reveals another tourist’s mystery death in Dominican Republic The sudden death of yet another American tourist at a resort in the Dominican Republic is being called into question, some five months after he died....
14:45 2019-06-14

New Jersey man, 55, is latest case of tourist's death in Dominican Republic The State Department confirmed to Fox News the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations f...
06:15 2019-06-18

Georgia mom suspects son’s death is linked to recent Dominican Republic fatalities A Georgia mom is raising questions after her son mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic earlier this year — and she believes there’s a con...
15:30 2019-07-11

Long Island pizzeria owner is latest Dominican Republic death A Long Island pizzeria owner joins the growing list of tourists who have died suddenly in the Dominican Republic. Vittorio Caruso, 56 of Glen Cove, d...
00:30 2019-06-23

Woman suspects sister’s Dominican Republic death is linked to latest fatalities The family of a Pennsylvania bride-to-be who died under circumstances similar to those of guests at the Grand Bahía Príncipe resort in the Dominican ...
17:45 2019-06-11

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calli...
11:30 2019-06-20

Kansas man, Pennsylvania woman died suddenly in Dominican Republic, bringing US citizen death total to 11 The families of two U.S. citizens have come forward to Fox News to report that they died suddenly while visiting the Dominican Republic. They have be...
12:15 2019-06-21

Dominican tourism minister says autopsy results will reveal causes of deaths, insists island is safe The minister of tourism in the Dominican Republic insisted that the Caribbean island, which welcomed more than 6.5 million visitors from around the w...
12:15 2019-06-21

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unl...
23:15 2019-07-11

You probably won’t die on your Dominican Republic vacation: study Americans are more likely to die on native soil than in the Dominican Republic, a new study reveals. The US State Department reported Tuesday that st...
17:15 2019-06-19

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gen...
13:45 2019-06-06

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. ...
21:45 2019-07-03

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plasti...
19:30 2019-06-13

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttlewo...
13:45 2019-06-09

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plasti...
06:00 2019-07-03

Dominican Republic says US tourist died of natural causes The Georgia man who suddenly passed away during a trip to the Dominican Republic earlier this year died from natural causes, and his death was an ...
14:15 2019-07-17

Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate’s top Democrat says the federal government must do more to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the D...
10:15 2019-06-30

David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Reports indicated Leo Ortiz, David Ortiz’s father, said his son was resting following surgery and that no organs were damaged in the shooting. Doctor...
09:45 2019-06-10

Couple gets E. coli on trip to Dominican Republic A Florida couple warns that the Dominican Republic is a “dangerous place to go” after contracting E. coli during a recent visit. Larry an...
01:15 2019-06-19

NYC man dies during liposuction at Dominican Republic clinic A New York City restaurant worker died while undergoing liposuction at a clinic in the Dominican Republic — and his mom is calling on US author...
20:30 2019-06-14

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I al...
18:45 2019-07-14

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products...
16:15 2019-06-17

Is Plastic Pollution Depriving Us of Oxygen? The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the foo...
21:45 2019-06-20

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing...
16:45 2019-07-12

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations ...
17:00 2019-07-21

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all...
17:30 2019-05-21

'Plastic recycling is a myth': what really happens to your rubbish? You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British r...
22:15 2019-08-17

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk ...
06:15 2019-06-19

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-b...
03:45 2019-06-20

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that a...
03:00 2019-05-30

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not ...
20:45 2019-07-31

Georgia man is 11th Dominican Republic tourist to die in a year The death of a Georgia man has been confirmed by the US State Department, making him the 11th American tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican R...
17:30 2019-07-15

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Major League Baseball star David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, reports said. The retired Boston Red S...
06:01 2019-06-10

A 10th American has died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic A man from New York died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic earlier this month, according to a US State Department official, making him the ...
04:15 2019-06-24

David Ortiz up and walking after being shot in Dominican Republic “Big Papi’’ has taken his first steps since being seriously wounded over the weekend. A rep for David Ortiz said the former Red Sox superstar walked ...
23:45 2019-06-11

5 American tourists have died in the Dominican Republic in less than three months Screengrab/NBC News Portia Ravenelle and Orlando Moore, of New York, died in a car crash in the Dominican Republic in March while driving to the air...
23:15 2019-06-05

Chuck Schumer: ATF should investigate Dominican Republic deaths NEW YORK — The Senate’s top Democrat called on the U.S. government Sunday to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who tra...
09:30 2019-06-30

Tourist returns from nightmare Dominican Republic trip: ‘Just don’t go’ A Florida man who fell sick with a mystery illness during a Dominican Republic vacation is warning other travelers to avoid the country altogether, ...
19:45 2019-06-12

Ninth American tourist dies in Dominican Republic Dominican Republic officials are investigating the death of a 55-year-old New Jersey man found dead in a hotel room there last Thursday, marking the ...
22:15 2019-06-18

A New Jersey man is dead after falling ill in the Dominican Republic, his family says Joseph Allen died at a hotel in the Dominican Republic last week, his family says, making him at least the ninth US tourist to die at a Dominican Rep...
19:45 2019-06-18

Yoga teacher dragged out to sea is latest to die in Dominican Republic A 42-year-old yoga teacher from Pennsylvania died this week when she was swept out to sea in the Dominican Republic — the eighth American tourist dea...
22:00 2019-06-13

Another American dies from cosmetic surgery in Dominican Republic A Westchester mom died while getting a tummy tuck at a medical clinic in the Dominican Republic — just weeks after an Alabama teacher passed away whi...
00:15 2019-07-10

Teen wakes up from coma after she’s hospitalized in Dominican Republic The Argentinian teen who fell unconscious on a Dominican Republic vacation because of a life-threatening diabetic condition has woken up from her com...
23:45 2019-06-28

Crisis Hits Dominican Republic Over Deaths of U.S. Tourists Officials in the Dominican Republic are struggling to explain the deaths of at least nine American tourists in recent months, and say they are a targ...
07:15 2019-06-24

Your questions about the Dominican Republic tourist deaths, answered Several American tourists have died recently in the Dominican Republic. Are the deaths related? Should you cancel your trip? We answer your questions...
03:30 2019-06-19

Dominican Republic resort deaths mystery: timeline The Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers, is in the spotlight for reasons no country heavily dependent o...
23:15 2019-06-13

What to know about pesticide poisoning in wake of Dominican Republic lawsuit Last year, Kaylynn Knull and Tom Schwander were enjoying a relaxing vacation in the Dominican Republic when the couple started experiencing alarming ...
11:30 2019-06-22

FBI and Dominican Republic Officials Investigate Tourist Deaths The Federal Bureau of Investigation is working with authorities in the Dominican Republic to investigate the recent deaths of several Americans at re...
08:30 2019-06-19

More info out over deaths in Dominican Republic, like man foaming at mouth More information is coming out about tourists who have mysteriously died in the Dominican Republic, including a New Jersey resident who suddenly fell...
01:45 2019-06-18

Two more Americans reported dead after Dominican Republic vacations Two more Americans — a man from Kansas and a woman from Pennsylvania — died during vacations in the Dominican Republic, amid a recent spate of touris...
16:45 2019-06-21

Former Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox great David Ortiz is in stable condition following surgery after suffering a gunshot wound Sunday.     ...
22:45 2019-06-10

Denver man dies in Dominican Republic after being taken off plane due to illness Khalid Adkins of Denver died at a Santo Domingo hospital after he was deemed to ill to fly home from the Dominican Republic.     ...
03:45 2019-06-28

The Latest: Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic on air ambulance SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The latest on a shooting that injured former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz (all times local): 6:25 p.m....
01:15 2019-06-11

Detroit man lands in ICU after not canceling Dominican Republic trip A Detroit man says he fell critically ill during a Dominican Republic vacation — after he decided against canceling his stay in the wake of recent to...
03:15 2019-07-10

David Ortiz shot in ambush at Dominican Republic bar Authorities say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who got off a motorcycle and shot him in the back at close range in h...
11:00 2019-06-10

Malaysia Is Sending Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it there, the country’s environment minister said Tuesday. The So...
08:15 2019-05-22

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to c...
03:45 2019-06-05

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where ...
16:00 2019-08-09

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change ...
20:15 2019-06-29

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cott...
10:15 2019-05-22

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, pe...
03:15 2019-06-28

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic ...
07:15 2019-07-20

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufact...
21:30 2019-06-10

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as ...
12:15 2019-06-13

Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental...
18:15 2019-07-31

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mou...
20:45 2019-07-20

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our childre...
02:15 2019-08-15

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activ...
14:00 2019-07-21

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. ...
20:15 2019-07-05

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, En...
19:15 2019-08-11

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto Hous...
10:45 2019-06-21

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plasti...
19:00 2019-05-29

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on...
16:30 2019-06-16

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, deli...
21:15 2019-06-30

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. ...
12:45 2019-06-13

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change...
14:45 2019-05-21

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Minist...
04:15 2019-08-12

PA man alleges he was ambushed at same Dominican Republic resort as Delaware woman A Pennsylvania man raised allegations earlier week that he was ambushed while on vacation at the same Dominican Republic resort when a Delaware woman...
18:30 2019-06-22

Delta waives penalty for canceling Dominican Republic flights Delta Air Lines is allowing passengers flying to the Dominican Republic’s Punta Cana airport to change or cancel their flights without penalty amid a...
20:30 2019-06-27

Mom recounts savage beating during vacation at Dominican Republic resort A Delaware mother’s Dominican Republic getaway with her husband and best friends turned into a hellish nightmare when she was beaten unconscious duri...
17:30 2019-05-30

FBI testing minibar samples at Dominican Republic resort: report The FBI is reportedly analyzing alcohol samples from at least one minibar at the popular Bahia Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic to see if ho...
11:30 2019-06-20

Dominican Republic hires ‘crisis management’ amid PR nightmares Dominican Republic authorities are working with “crisis management” specialists over a double whammy of a public relations nightmare — th...
19:45 2019-06-12

Staten Island woman is latest to mysteriously die in Dominican Republic A Staten Island woman became the latest tourist to mysteriously die in the Dominican Republic Monday during a birthday trip to the country. Leyla Cox...
00:45 2019-06-14

3 Americans Found Dead In Same Dominican Republic Resort Within 5 Days Miranda Schaup-Werner had just checked into her Bahia Grand Principe hotel, in the Dominican Republic town of San Pedro de Macoris, and was taking pi...
04:45 2019-06-06

NY woman, 53, died on vacation in Dominican Republic; son demands answers A New York woman, 53, is the latest American tourist to die in the Dominican Republic, long one of the top Caribbean destinations for U.S. travelers....
08:30 2019-06-14

Dominican Republic tourist says flight was full of sick passengers A Mississippi woman who went on a mother-daughter trip to the Dominican Republic says she fell ill — and, adding insult to injury, was stuck on a mis...
01:15 2019-06-19

Video captures David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic bar Chilling video shows the moment David Ortiz is shot at a Dominican Republic bar, leaving the baseball star slumped on the ground as other patrons fle...
20:30 2019-06-10

NJ man who died in January ‘eerily’ similar to Dominican Republic deaths A vacationing New Jersey man died in the Dominican Republic after he was discovered in his hotel room incapacitated — and his family says his c...
23:30 2019-07-24

Mom assaulted in Dominican Republic accuses resort of victim blaming The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort accused hotel honchos of victim-blaming when they questioned p...
06:45 2019-06-09

Tourist who died at Dominican Republic resort had a heart attack The Pennsylvania tourist found dead at a Dominican Republic resort succumbed to a heart attack — and her symptoms were strikingly similar to th...
16:15 2019-06-07

Ex-Boston slugger David Ortiz shot at Dominican Republic bar Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is hospitalized following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native ...
11:00 2019-06-10

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger David "Big Papi" Ortiz was shot in the back in his native Dominican Republic and was recovering in a hospital in Santo ...
15:45 2019-06-10

Man whose family fell ill at Dominican Republic resort: 'Think twice, think hard' about traveling there A man whose family fell ill on a recent vacation to the Dominican Republic told "Fox & Friends" Thursday that he would advise people to "think hard" ...
12:15 2019-06-21

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans vi...
16:45 2019-06-22

Former MLB star David Ortiz shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic Retired MLB star David Ortiz was shot and wounded in the Dominican Republic. Ortiz is in stable condition.        ...
16:15 2019-06-10

Dozens of 'Parrotheads' reportedly sickened during trip to Dominican Republic Dozens of Jimmy Buffett fans claim they were sickened while visiting the Dominican Republic in April, and while some allegedly tested positive for sa...
23:30 2019-06-17

Toxicologist says a colorless, odorless 'intoxicant' could be cause of Dominican Republic deaths A toxicologist has theorized that the shocking number of sudden deaths stemming from visits to results in the Dominican Republic could be the result ...
19:30 2019-06-21

Dominican Republic ‘beatdown’ victim sues resort for $3 million A Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year has sued the tourist spot for a staggering $3 ...
16:15 2019-07-18

Flight bookings from US to the Dominican Republic are slowly recovering: report Flight bookings from the US to the Dominican Republic are making a slow recovery — following a dramatic slump amid the recent string of mysteri...
15:30 2019-07-05

David Ortiz had complained about lack of security in the Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz complained about the lack of security in his native Dominican Republic in 2015 — four years before he was badly wo...
20:30 2019-06-10

Jimmy Buffett fan group became seriously ill while staying at Dominican Republic hotel A group of Jimmy Buffett fans from Oklahoma say they became seriously ill while staying at a hotel in the Dominican Republic in April.   &...
20:45 2019-06-17

Dominican Republic deaths at resorts appear unrelated, authorities say after autopsies Authorities in the Dominican Republic say the deaths of a Pennsylvania woman and a Maryland couple at the same resort appear to be unrelated.  ...
15:01 2019-06-07

The eerie similarities surrounding Dominican Republic tourist deaths A sixth American tourist was reported Monday to have died from a mysterious illness at a Dominican Republic resort — the latest in a string of distur...
08:00 2019-06-11

Dominican Republic releases new safety measures after tourist deaths Among the additions is a multilingual emergency center, which is being established in Bávaro, a primary tourist destination in Punta Cana, the countr...
22:30 2019-07-18

Queens mom latest fatality reported at Dominican Republic resort A “vibrant” Queens mom of four is the latest fatality to be reported at a Dominican Republic resort — where she died within hours of comi...
21:30 2019-06-21

First photo emerges of David Ortiz after Dominican Republic shooting This is one of the first photos of David Ortiz aka “Big Papi” following his ambush-style shooting attack in the Dominican Republic, accor...
05:30 2019-06-11

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a ...
04:15 2019-06-21

Pompeo highlights importance of democracy in Dominican Republic: statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the importance of democratic institutions in the Dominican Republic with President Danilo Medina, acc...
04:45 2019-07-12

Another American tourist dies while staying at Dominican Republic resort _____ The son of a New York City woman who died celebrating her birthday amid a spate of reported illnesses and deaths in the Dominican Republic is b...
05:30 2019-06-16

Chuck Schumer weighs in on Dominican Republic deaths, says ATF should also investigate The Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, D-NY., says the U.S. government needs additional support from the Bureau of Alcohol,Tobacco, Firearms and ...
18:30 2019-06-30

Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz shot in the Dominican Republic Former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz was shot in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, according to Felix Durán Mejia, a spokesman for the Dominican Na...
07:45 2019-06-10

Brother of Barbara Corcoran died in Dominican Republic hotel The brother of real estate maven Barbara Corcoran was found dead in his Dominican Republic hotel room under the same mysterious circumstances as a nu...
23:15 2019-06-12

Maryland Couple Found Dead At Dominican Republic Resort (Facebook) (NBC NEWS/NBC Washington) – A couple from Prince George’s County, Maryland, were found dead while vacationing in the Dominican Repub...
22:45 2019-06-02

Sick dad kicked off return flight from Dominican Republic has died A Denver dad of two who was booted from a flight home from the Dominican Republic when he became sick is the latest to die in the country, his family...
18:45 2019-06-27

Argentinian teen wakes from coma after falling ill in Dominican Republic An Argentinian teen who was hospitalized in the Dominican Republic after falling into a coma while on vacation has woken up, according to media repor...
04:15 2019-06-29

5 U.S. Tourists Have Died in the Dominican Republic Since April. Should You Cancel Your Trip? A string of high profile deaths, illnesses and a claim of assault in the Dominican Republic has cast a shadow of concern over a country whose economy...
04:15 2019-06-08

Here's why authorities say David Ortiz was mistakenly attacked in the Dominican Republic The shooting of baseball legend David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic left fans wondering why would anyone try to kill Big Papi. Turns out, according...
18:30 2019-06-20

New Jersey man becomes latest American tourist to die at a Dominican Republic resort NBC News- A New Jersey man died last week while staying at a resort in the Dominican Republic, becoming at least the ninth American tourist to die un...
18:30 2019-06-18

Five people detained in David Ortiz shooting in Dominican Republic Five people have been detained in the Dominican Republic in connection with the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz, the country's Att...
00:45 2019-06-13

Flight to Dominican Republic from Newark rerouted after passengers fall ill JetBlue Flight 1203 left Newark International Airport at around 6 a.m. and was supposed to land in Santo Domingo by 10 a.m., according to the airline...
02:30 2019-07-15

So many people are pulling out of Dominican Republic trips after mystery deaths New Yorkers are getting cold feet when it comes to vacationing in the Dominican Republic — in light of a growing number of tourist deaths there...
04:15 2019-06-15

Get 50 Paisa On Returning Used Plastic Milk Packet In Maharashtra People in Maharashtra will now get back 50 paise on returning used plastic milk pouches as the state government has issued a refundable surcharge per...
19:15 2019-06-27

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment mini...
22:00 2019-06-13

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.   &...
18:00 2019-07-31

Shoppers' use of plastic bags in England continues to fall Sales of single-use bags by big supermarkets have fallen 90% since 5p charge introduced Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continue...
00:30 2019-08-01

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers tha...
02:45 2019-07-13

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects ...
18:45 2019-06-06

Plastic bags are killing horses, cows in Texas Municipalities across the country have enacted regulations to curtail the use of plastic bags, which can suffocate and cause fatal digestion blockage...
20:45 2019-08-14

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart...
07:45 2019-06-13

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving ...
08:15 2019-06-08

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of lipo...
11:00 2019-06-13

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the s...
00:45 2019-06-28

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form ...
20:45 2019-08-14

It's raining multicolored plastic in the Rocky Mountains, according to scientists Wikimedia Commons Microplastics are found in even the most remote parts of our planet. According to new research from the US Geological Survey, plas...
22:15 2019-08-14

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old pl...
18:45 2019-05-30

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic cri...
20:15 2019-06-27

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle wh...
03:15 2019-07-21

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he’s seen the problem of plastics in the world&#...
14:45 2019-08-16

"Bigger Problems" Than Plastic Straws, Says Donald Trump Swapping paper for plastic turned out to be the last straw for Donald Trump, who said Friday there are "bigger problems" than plastic drinking straws...
02:30 2019-07-20

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2...
11:00 2019-06-11

Select Ragú Pasta Sauces Recalled Because They May Contain Plastic (CNN)– The owner of Ragú is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauce over the possibility that they may contain plastic fragments, the company...
12:15 2019-06-17

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia's Rubbish Cafe As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of som...
04:45 2019-07-18

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Env...
04:15 2019-06-02

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as...
14:31 2019-05-21

‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the U.S. and Canada Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the ...
09:15 2019-07-18

Thailand's 'sweetheart' dugong dies with plastic in stomach Vets say plastic caused orphan mammal’s infection and should serve as warning about pollution An orphaned dugong named Marium, who became an internet...
07:45 2019-08-17

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and d...
22:45 2019-05-31

Entenmann’s Little Bites cookies recalled due to plastic in packaging HORSHAM, Pa. — One flavor of Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies is being recalled due to the potential presence of blue plastic pieces in in...
10:45 2019-08-03

Sharks and rays 'starved and suffocated' by plastic debris More than a thousand sharks and rays have become entangled in discarded fishing gear and plastic debris, potentially leading to starvation and suffoc...
12:30 2019-07-05

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately unde...
00:15 2019-07-18

David Attenborough: 'To chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult' Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that "to chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult...
13:45 2019-07-09

David Attenborough praises Glastonbury for going plastic-free TV naturalist surprises festival crowd with speech hailing ditching of single-use plasticsFollow all the latest from Glastonbury with our live blogDa...
18:30 2019-06-30

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries t...
22:30 2019-05-21

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also acceleratin...
23:15 2019-05-21

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThi...
08:15 2019-06-17

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's repre...
18:15 2019-05-22

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring pl...
16:30 2019-06-17

Anand Mahindra To Ban Plastic Bottles From Corporate Boardrooms Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Tuesday said he would ban plastic bottles from corporate boardrooms, after a Twitter user pointed them out ...
07:30 2019-07-17

Plastic straws are trash. Are there alternatives that don't suck? Many plastic straw alternatives present other problems for the planet or are unsuitable for people with disabilities, critics say.    ...
02:45 2019-08-17

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it ha...
09:00 2019-06-18

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cott...
03:15 2019-05-23

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pict...
01:45 2019-05-23

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitiv...
16:30 2019-05-21

Trump was oddly reasonable about plastic straws. His campaign may not like it The president could have used a question about plastic waste to inflame the culture wars – but his answer wasn’t far off the markThere was no shortag...
04:45 2019-07-20

Green turtles are dying because they are mistaking plastic for food Green turtles are at risk of death from the plastic floating in the oceans because they think it is food, according to a new study. The plastics ofte...
04:30 2019-08-10

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of micropla...
14:15 2019-06-05

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, C...
17:15 2019-06-10

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
00:00 2019-05-23

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in N...
05:45 2019-06-28

Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room A Maryland couple has been found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic, which the U.S. State Department issued a travel advisory about i...
20:15 2019-06-02

Atlanta couple struck by mystery illness on Dominican Republic trip An Atlanta couple says they were struck by a “very intense” mystery illness while vacationing at the embattled Dominican Republic resort ...
19:45 2019-06-13

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large an...
21:15 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic beatdown victim’s hubby says authorities lying about attack The husband of the woman who said she was savagely beaten at a Dominican Republic resort says authorities there bungled the investigation into the at...
14:00 2019-06-02

Senior trip to Dominican Republic descends into disaster after group falls ill A group of Oklahoma teens’ senior trip to the Dominican Republic was ruined when they fell sick with a mysterious illness. The recent Deer Cree...
01:45 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic police arrest 2nd suspect in David Ortiz shooting Dominican Republic police arrested a second suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star David Ortiz, a national police spokeswoman said...
23:30 2019-06-12

Man flying to Dominican Republic found with smoke grenades at Newark Airport A man flying from Newark Airport to the Dominican Republic was stopped by TSA agents from bringing several smoke grenades onto the flight Sunday, aut...
10:15 2019-06-18

Former baseball star David Ortiz wounded in Dominican Republic shooting Former Boston Red Sox slugger was at an entertainment centre when the shooting took placeFormer Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz has been shot and w...
07:45 2019-06-10

Bodies of Maryland couple who died at Dominican Republic resort returned to US Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic on May 30.      &...
18:30 2019-06-12

Dominican Republic prosecutors identify alleged man who paid for hit on David Ortiz Dominican authorities identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the motive. ...
14:00 2019-06-18

Dominican Republic police arrest gunman in David Ortiz shooting Police in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday arrested six men -- including the suspected gunman -- in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox All-Star...
00:45 2019-06-13

Maryland couple found dead in their hotel room in the Dominican Republic Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day were found unresponsive in their hotel room after missing their scheduled checkout time on Thursday. ...
08:45 2019-06-03

Maryland couple found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room Edward Nathaniel Holmes, 63, and Cynthia Ann Day, 49, were found dead in their hotel room by hotel staff in the Dominican Republic.   ...
18:01 2019-06-03

An American is attacked in the Dominican Republic. A resort says police question her story. Tammy Lawrence-Daley says an employee beat and strangled her. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana claims Dominican police say there are "weak spots and unan...
19:45 2019-06-06

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic concert 'in an abundance of caution' Rick Springfield has canceled his upcoming concert in the Dominican Republic "in an abundance of caution" and "well-being" for his fans, band and cre...
10:30 2019-07-02

Dominican Republic hotel says Delaware woman requested $2.2M before going public with attack The hotel where a Delaware woman claims she was beaten released a statement about the attack and ensuing investigation.     ...
18:45 2019-06-06

Dominican Republic Officials Identify Man Who Allegedly Paid For Hit On David Ortiz Prosecutors in the Dominican Republic identified several new suspects yesterday in the David Ortiz shooting case, including the man they say planned ...
03:15 2019-06-19

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz back in Boston after shooting in Dominican Republic Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz suffered serious internal injuries after he was shot in the back while at a bar in his native Dominican Republic, ...
22:45 2019-06-11

Dominican Republic to enhance food and drink inspections after tourist deaths The Dominican Republic is amping up safety measures, including enhancing food and rink inspections, after a spate of tourist deaths.   ...
23:45 2019-07-18

Dominican Republic deaths and alleged attacks making U.S. tourists very nervous At least seven Americans have died in 2019 in the Dominican Republic, with questions being raised about what is going on.     &#...
05:15 2019-06-19

A woman says she was brutally attacked and left for dead at a Dominican Republic resort Google Maps Tammy Lawrence-Daley, 51, of Wilmington, Delaware, claimed in a Facebook post that she was beaten unconscious during an eight-hour attac...
21:15 2019-05-30

Son of woman who died in Dominican Republic slams nation's 'disgraceful' response The Dominican government's "disgraceful" response to a string of Americans falling ill in the Caribbean nation shows something's not right with their...
05:45 2019-06-22

Bodies of Maryland couple found dead in Dominican Republic returned to US The bodies of a Maryland couple who died in the Dominican Republic while on vacation on May 30 have been brought back to the United States, according...
04:30 2019-06-12

Travelers worried about Dominican Republic trips after tourist deaths: study The series of tourist deaths that have come out of the Dominican Republic has raised concerns among travelers, according to a new study. A survey con...
01:15 2019-07-17

Fearless Girl Scouts still heading to Dominican Republic despite tourist deaths A group of Girl Scouts is heading down to the Dominican Republic, telling their local TV station that they’ve been waiting “months”...
14:30 2019-06-19

Woman spends Dominican Republic honeymoon in hospital due to mystery illness A woman from Virginia traveled to the Dominican Republic for her honeymoon but instead became the latest US tourist to become “violently ill...
01:15 2019-06-19

Dominican Republic resort temporarily closes after woman claims she was beaten there The Dominican Republic resort where a Delaware woman says she was beaten unconscious is temporarily closing due to low occupancy.    ...
12:15 2019-08-14

Long Island dentist working again after he was paralyzed by Dominican Republic wave A Long Island dentist is back at work — though not filling cavities just yet — months after he was paralyzed by a monster 8-foot wave that slammed in...
20:30 2019-08-02

Couple vacationing in Dominican Republic found dead in hotel room Months after a Delaware mom said she survived a savage beating while on vacation in the Dominican Republic, an engaged Maryland couple was found dead...
00:15 2019-06-02

Tourist claims she was raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort A Staten Island woman is claiming that she was raped and thrown from a second-story balcony during a nightmare stay at a Dominican Republic resort la...
15:15 2019-07-10

3 Americans found dead in Dominican Republic ‘sister’ resorts within 5 days The three died suddenly and under mysterious circumstances at two resorts in the Caribbean island nation, according to local authorities and the U.S....
02:45 2019-06-06

Internet-famous baby dugong dies due to plastic waste An orphaned baby dugong that attained celebrity status in Thailand has died with plastic waste lining its stomach, prompting a surge of mourning on t...
20:15 2019-08-17

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:45 2019-06-11

San Francisco airport announces ban on sales of plastic water bottles The change, taking effect 20 August, is part of SFO’s plan to become a zero ‘waste-to-landfill’ facility by 2021The days of picking up a plastic bott...
04:15 2019-08-03

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over plastic fragment fears Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may contain fragments o...
01:45 2019-06-18

Amazon's top cardboard box makers face challenges from plastic mailers For the past few years, delivery boxes have been piling up on people's doorsteps and in apartment buildings across the U.S. Here's a look a...
17:45 2019-07-13

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations Malaysia says it will send back some 3,000 metric tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a...
10:15 2019-05-28

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly hig...
14:15 2019-06-21

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea survey A deep-sea survey has found more tiny particles of plastic far below the surface of the Pacific than floating on its surface, with the highest levels...
03:45 2019-06-07

Southeast Asian nations vow to combat plastic debris in oceans Southeast Asian nations vowed on Saturday to fight against plastic pollution in the ocean, as their leaders adopted a joint declaration during a summ...
20:15 2019-06-22

An Explorer Just Made the Deepest Ever Manned Sea Dive — and He Found a Plastic Bag An American explorer who set a new record for the deepest ever manned sea dive says he saw a plastic bag and candy wrappers at the bottom of the ocea...
15:15 2019-05-21

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Re...
10:45 2019-06-21

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as ...
23:45 2019-06-11

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over possible plastic fragment concerns Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may possibly contain fr...
23:45 2019-06-16

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currentl...
21:45 2019-06-17

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said sh...
11:45 2019-07-03

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back u...
11:45 2019-05-29

Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nationsThis week we’re exploring ...
08:15 2019-06-17

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents ...
03:15 2019-07-08

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what...
20:45 2019-07-31

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer s...
22:30 2019-07-31

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the futur...
18:30 2019-06-16

Doctor who ran illegal plastic-surgery clinic sentenced to three months A doctor who ran an illegal Upper East Side plastic-surgery practice that left a woman’s breasts disfigured was sentenced Wednesday to three months i...
04:45 2019-07-18

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of ...
03:45 2019-06-07

Wimbledon bans plastic racket coverings in eco-friendly push Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coveri...
00:15 2019-06-29

Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities sa...
18:45 2019-08-17

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
15:15 2019-08-17

Officials ban plastic racket coverings at Wimbledon to become more environmentally friendly Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coveri...
23:00 2019-06-28

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost every...
22:15 2019-06-27

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the US • Help us reach our $150,000 goal to fu...
13:01 2019-05-22

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible plastic from our clothes? More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the worldIt was p...
09:30 2019-07-16

'Not a dustbin': Cambodia to send plastic waste back to the US and Canada Country vows to return 1,600 tonnes of waste as south-east Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipmentsCambodia has announced it ...
18:15 2019-07-17

Wimbledon ditches plastic racket covers in sustainability drive All England Lawn Tennis Club move means there will be 4,500 fewer plastic bags this yearIt might not quite be a Wimbledon tradition along the lines o...
13:45 2019-06-28

Join The Plastic-Free Club With Etee's Biodegradable Products It is 2019, so I shouldn’t have to tell you that single-use plastic is not good for our planet. Chances are, you have at least one friend who quit us...
03:30 2019-07-20

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study co...
09:45 2019-06-12

Tiny bits of plastic 'transported by air' to remotest parts of planet Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into the...
23:15 2019-08-14

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took...
19:45 2019-06-08

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old pl...
21:45 2019-05-30

Trump fighting ‘liberal paper straws’ with $15 plastic set during campaign Forget the debate between socialism and democracy — the 2020 election is coming down to a contest between paper and recyclable straws. President Trum...
22:45 2019-07-21

Cambodian officials are sending plastic trash back to US, Canada Cambodian officials want the US and Canada to leave their trash at home — and they are sending a whopping 1,600 tons of plastic waste back to w...
20:30 2019-07-17

Canadian grocery chain Sobeys to end plastic bags by 2020 Grocery chain Sobeys Inc, owned by Empire Co, will eliminate all plastic bags from its stores within six months, becoming the first Canadian grocer t...
21:15 2019-08-01

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirl...
04:00 2019-06-23

Newborn baby found inside of plastic bag in woods in Georgia FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) — Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a newborn baby found al...
21:45 2019-06-07

A Strange New Blend of Rock and Plastic Is Forming on a Portuguese Island If you go to the beach, you’re likely to see some form of plastic pollution scattered in the waves or sprinkled among the sand grains. A bottle cap f...
04:30 2019-06-23

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to ...
05:15 2019-06-23

It's raining plastic: microscopic fibers fall from the sky in Rocky Mountains Discovery raises new questions about the amount of plastic waste permeating the air, water, and soil virtually everywhere on EarthPlastic was the fur...
08:45 2019-08-13

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwa...
21:00 2019-08-05

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s...
21:30 2019-07-08

Newborn found alive in plastic bag left in wooded area Authorities in Georgia are searching for the mother of a newborn baby who was found alive in a plastic bag last week. The baby girl, who has been tem...
23:45 2019-06-11

Boots to ban plastic bags and switch to brown paper carriers Chain will charge 5p, 7p, or 10p for various sizes of paper bag, with profits going to BBC Children in NeedBoots will phase out all plastic bags from...
10:45 2019-06-24

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving...
00:30 2019-06-13

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing s...
09:45 2019-06-29

Baby found alive in plastic bag in woods; mother sought CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in northern Georgia are looking for the mother of a newborn found alive in a plastic bag in a wooded area. News outle...
22:45 2019-06-07

Dominican Republic resort claims Tammy Lawrence-Daley demanded $2.2M before going public The Delaware mom who said she survived a savage beating at a Dominican Republic resort earlier this year had requested $2.2 million in compensation b...
15:15 2019-06-06

New Jersey man dies vacationing in Dominican Republic, family and State Department confirm Joseph Allen, 55, was found dead in his hotel room at Terra Linda in Sosua on the morning of June 13, his sister, Jamie Reed, told ABC.   ...
05:15 2019-06-19

Oklahoma high school graduates fall ill during Dominican Republic trip, parent says A graduation trip to the Dominican Republic for a group of Oklahoma teens took a turn earlier this month when part of the group became mysteriously i...
16:15 2019-06-18

Oklahoma Jimmy Buffett fans mysteriously fall ill while vacationing in Dominican Republic A group of Jimmy Buffett-diehards from Oklahoma were sick as hell in paradise — the latest in an ever-growing list of tourists to be sickened during ...
00:30 2019-06-16

Delaware woman recounts attack at Dominican Republic resort in viral post Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was brutally beaten while on a vacation to the Dominican Republic in January.        ...
20:15 2019-05-31

Delaware woman who says she was brutally beaten in the Dominican Republic sues resort for $3 million The Delaware woman who claims she was beaten unconscious in the Dominican Republic has sued the resort for $3 million.      ...
15:15 2019-07-18

David Ortiz wasn't intended target of Dominican Republic shooting, police say Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the intended target of a shooting earlier this month in his native Dominican Republic, officials sa...
05:01 2019-06-20

Missing surfer’s family hopes Dominican Republic cases will renew interest The family of a Florida surfer who vanished in the Dominican Republic three years ago hopes the recent spate of mysterious incidents out of the count...
17:45 2019-06-14

American dies in Dominican Republic after botched liposuction performed by unlicensed gynecologist A New York man had died while under the knife for liposuction by a doctor in the Dominican Republic who has had at least three other patients die whi...
23:30 2019-06-14

Incidents involving American tourists raise safety concerns about Dominican Republic A Maryland couple was found dead in their Dominican Republic hotel room the same week a Delaware woman went public with a story of being beaten there...
12:45 2019-06-04

Bill Clinton visits Dominican Republic amid spate of tourist deaths Health crisis? What health crisis? Former President Bill Clinton apparently isn’t losing sleep over the recent spate of tourist deaths in the D...
23:30 2019-07-18

Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz; six detained The director of the Dominican Republic police revealed that the suspects charged 400,000 pesos to shoot the former MLB star.     ...
04:15 2019-06-13

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital for Boston after bar shooting David Ortiz is on his way to Boston Monday after the former Red Sox slugger affectionately known as “Big Papi” was ambushed by a gunman at a bar in t...
02:45 2019-06-11

Manchester United star Marcos Rojo flees Dominican Republic hotel Manchester United star Marcos Rojo packed his bags and fled a Dominican Republic vacation after reports revealed his hotel was where a California tou...
15:30 2019-06-12

Newlywed’s illness on Dominican Republic honeymoon ‘spiraled’ into years-long ordeal A Virginia woman who fell sick on her honeymoon to the Dominican Republic says the undiagnosable illness upended her life for years — leading t...
01:30 2019-07-03

Colorado man visiting Dominican Republic dies, relatives say their questions to authorities going unanswered The family of a Denver man who was visiting the Dominican Republic with his daughter says he has died in a local hospital after he became critically ...
00:45 2019-06-28

Hard Rock resort owner blames Dominican Republic deaths on ‘different water’ The chairman of the Hard Rock resort chain is now claiming that “different water” may have accounted for the mysterious deaths of 13 tourists in the ...
21:45 2019-06-30

Bali officially bans all single-use plastic to curb ocean pollution Bali has banned the use of single-use plastic items in a bid to cut down on ocean pollution. The law prohibiting plastic bags, straws and Styrofoam h...
20:45 2019-07-02

Welcome to the "Invisible Challenge," which involves a bunch of dogs running into plastic wrap The domestic dog, trained and bred over centuries to obey and assist humans, has had its loyalty betrayed. Not content to ask our canine companions o...
19:15 2019-07-03

Johnsonville recalls nearly 100,000 pounds of sausage after 'green plastic' found in product Nearly 100,000 pounds of Johnsonville Jalapeno Cheddar smoked sausages were recalled after a customer complained about finding hard green plastic in ...
19:45 2019-06-04

Meet the Woman Sailing Around the World to Raise Awareness About Plastic Pollution The first time self-described “ocean advocate” Emily Penn was confronted by the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem was during an ...
20:30 2019-06-07

Wrap Yourself in Recycled Plastic Bottles with Rumpl's New NanoLoft Puffy Blanket Rumpl’s technical blankets are a favorite for keeping us warm when we venture outside, and now, the brand is doing more to give back to the great out...
04:15 2019-08-03

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true num...
06:15 2019-07-06

A Giant Factory Rises to Make a Product Filling Up the World: Plastic Royal Dutch Shell’s plant will produce more than a million tons of plastic, in the form of tiny pellets. Many in the Pittsburgh area see it as an eco...
10:45 2019-08-12

Panera at Home chicken soup recalled over plastic material in product The company behind Panera Bread’s at Home line has issued a recall for a chicken soup product sold in select states over concerns about plastic mater...
21:45 2019-05-24

Malawi reinstates ban on plastic bags as campaigners hail 'fantastic victory' Judges overturn injunction won by plastic manufacturers after thin plastic bags were outlawedMalawi’s highest court has imposed a ban on plastic bags...
10:15 2019-08-02

Japan's famous Nara deer dying from eating plastic bags Tourists warned not to feed the animals after plastic waste found in stomachs of several dead deerAuthorities in Japan’s ancient capital Nara are war...
10:30 2019-07-10

Here's what I learned from my privileged, western failure to go plastic-free for a month | Van Badham I tried to re-enact my nanna’s depression-mindset, zero-waste home, but no victory over plastic went unpunishedMy “plastic-free” July began with an i...
17:15 2019-08-19

Whole Foods eliminating plastic straws from US stores in July. Expect new chicken, too. Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws from its stores in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom in July.    &#...
15:15 2019-05-21

Georgia: newborn baby found alive in plastic bag – video report Police in Georgia have released dramatic bodycam footage showing the moment a newborn baby girl was discovered alive in a plastic bag. Local resident...
03:15 2019-06-28

India's trash mountains are a fetid symbol of the country's plastic problem Ravidas in New Delhi is a slum like no other. There are no fetid open sewers brimming with human waste or piles of trash lining every alley and corne...
13:45 2019-06-08

Search continues for mother of newborn found wrapped in a plastic bag in the woods https://pmd.cdn.turner.com/cnn/big/us/2019/06/08/caption/georgia-baby-found-in-woods-dnt-vpx.wsb_2640526_768x432_1300k.mp4 _____ Atlanta (CNN) –...
20:30 2019-06-08

Drake jokes about plastic surgery rumors while flexing his six-pack on Instagram Drake wants his fans to know that his abs are all-natural, if his comment on a recent Instagram post is any indication.     ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Little girl undergoes multiple procedures after swallowing teddy bear’s plastic eye A little girl who swallowed a plastic stuffed animal eyeball sent her family on a medical journey for answers, but despite it all, she hasn't lost he...
02:30 2019-07-22

This Indian School Requires Students to Hand Over Plastic Waste as Tuition A school in India’s northeastern Assam state is now requiring students to pay for tuition in plastic waste they collect. Each of the 110 studen...
10:00 2019-06-05

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than s...
00:00 2019-07-06

China vows to raise recycling rates of rural plastic mulch China vowed to improve the recycling rates of plastic mulch used in farming, the government said on Wednesday, amid mounting concerns about soil cont...
11:45 2019-07-03

People flocking to adopt Georgia baby found in plastic bag: police More than a thousand people from around the world have offered to adopt the newborn found wrapped in a plastic grocery bag in the woods in Georgia, l...
02:45 2019-06-28

Humans eat a credit card-size amount of plastic every week: study Well, here’s one way to cut down on personal debt. Humans are gobbling up around 5 grams of microplastics in their weekly diets — or about as m...
23:15 2019-06-12

Remember the Starbucks cup? ‘Game of Thrones’ screwed up again with plastic water bottles The Game of Thrones finale is now history, and it all went down exactly as the leaks said it would. We know who survived season 8, who died, and who ...
14:31 2019-05-21

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
17:45 2019-06-13

Warsaw’s plastic palm tree ‘dies’ to mark climate threat WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A giant plastic palm tree that has become an artistic symbol of Warsaw has “died” as part of a stunt to draw attent...
14:30 2019-06-07

Beloved baby dugong Marium dies in Thailand after eating plastic The baby dugong, which washed up in waters off southern Thailand months ago, has died from a stomach infection caused by swallowing bits of plastic. ...
22:45 2019-08-17

Tonnes of plastic waste dumped in Malaysia will be returned to country of origin Malaysia will return 450 tonnes of contaminated plastic waste to the countries that shipped it, in a refusal to become a dumping ground for the world...
12:30 2019-05-28

Wimbledon 2019: Water bottles set to be made entirely from recycled plastic for first time The hundreds of thousands of water bottles sold and handed out at Wimbledon over the next fortnight will be made entirely from recycled plastic for t...
11:30 2019-07-01

Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, to send back some scrap to source Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries t...
17:15 2019-05-21

Malaysia to send 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to countries of origin Malaysia will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from, the environment minister said on Tuesday, the latest ...
15:15 2019-05-28

Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds to be banned from next year Plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds will be banned in England from next year as part of a government plan to tackle pollution and protect ...
04:00 2019-05-22

Thailand’s lost baby dugong dies from shock, eating plastic The sea animal that captured hearts across Thailand and the world has died, officials told The Guardian. The dugong developed an infection after eati...
02:15 2019-08-18

Grocery store urges customers to rethink plastic with embarrassing bags East West Market hopes humorous bags like ‘Wart Ointment Wholesale’ will persuade shoppers to shun single-use plastic bagsIf concern over the climate...
22:45 2019-06-11

Cardi B Cancels Several Performances to ''Fully Recover'' From Plastic Surgery Procedures Cardi B needs some R&R. The rapper has postponed her show in El Paso, Texas, which was scheduled for tonight, due to "circumstances beyond her contr...
00:45 2019-05-22

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study Almost 1 million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keel...
17:15 2019-05-21

Nestle Waters teams up with Ocean Legacy for plastic waste cleanup Nestle's bottled water division Nestle Waters, owner of Perrier and Vittel, said it would team up with Canada's Ocean Legacy Foundation to help to c...
21:30 2019-07-08

Beloved Baby Dugong "Mariam" Dies In Thailand With Plastic In Stomach A sick baby dugong whose fight for recovery won hearts in Thailand and cast a spotlight on ocean conservation has died from an infection exacerbated ...
15:15 2019-08-17

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, w...
15:30 2019-05-21

Plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers to be banned in England Government confirms ban on sale and use of items from April next yearPlastic straws and drink stirrers, and cotton buds with plastic stems will be ba...
14:45 2019-05-22

Check your cabinets: Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled, may contain fragments of plastic Mizkan America, Inc. issued the recall out of an "abundance of caution," warning consumers that the pasta sauces may contain fragments of plastic &#...
11:00 2019-06-17

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping, recycled plastic for all devices Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycl...
17:30 2019-08-05

Delaware woman sues luxury resort in Dominican Republic for $3 million over alleged attack A Delaware woman who says she was viciously beaten by an employee where she was staying in January while on vacation in the Dominican Republic is sui...
03:15 2019-07-19

Georgia man confirmed dead in Dominican Republic only the latest case in string of American fatalities there The State Department on Sunday confirmed another American fatality in the Dominican Republic, a tourist who died of "respiratory illness" in March --...
22:15 2019-07-15

Canadian woman who says she fell critically ill on Dominican Republic vacation says doctor flagged possible poisoning A Canadian woman who stayed at a Bahia Principe resort in the Dominican Republic in 2016 alleges that she fell critically ill after being exposed to ...
00:45 2019-06-28

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz flying from Dominican Republic to Boston following surgery on wounds from bar...
01:15 2019-06-11

Hard Rock's Dominican Republic resort, where two US tourists died, pulls minibars from all rooms The Hard Rock resort in the Dominican Republic, where two U.S. tourists died in the past year, says it is removing minibars from all its guest rooms....
18:30 2019-06-22

New York woman says she was drugged, raped, thrown from balcony at Dominican Republic resort: report A New York woman was allegedly raped and thrown from the second-story balcony while vacationing in the Dominican Republic last month, according to a ...
10:15 2019-07-10

Dominican Republic officials downplay spate of American tourist deaths in Caribbean nation Dominican Republic officials on Friday appeared to downplay the recent spate of American tourist deaths that have occurred in the Caribbean nation ov...
19:30 2019-06-21

Reports: David Ortiz Hospitalized After Being Shot In Dominican Republic Robbery Attempt [Updating] According to multiple reports, retired Red Sox slugger and former World Series MVP David Ortiz was hospitalized with a gunshot wound in the Dominican...
08:45 2019-06-10

Dominican Republic faces tourist backlash after David Ortiz shooting, multiple deaths The Dominican Republic has been in the news for all the wrong reasons ⁠— and it's concerning potential tourists.   ...
00:15 2019-06-11

Juan Williams: Dominican Republic hasn't 'been transparent or clear' amid resort deaths The Dominican government hasn't been explicit enough regarding suspicious deaths or illnesses in the popular vacation destination over the last year,...
04:45 2019-06-21

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses ...
18:15 2019-06-22

David Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, thanks friend for 'heroism' after husband shot at Dominican Republic bar David Ortiz’s wife, Tiffany Ortiz, thanked a friend Thursday who helped save her husband’s life after he was shot and wounded at a Dominican Republic...
19:15 2019-06-14

Dominican Republic resort deaths prompt congressman to announce trip to Caribbean nation Rep. Adriano Espaillat, D-N.Y., announced Thursday that he plans on travelling to the Dominican Republic to meet with officials in the Caribbean nati...
22:15 2019-06-20

Rick Springfield cancels Dominican Republic performance amid travel safety concerns Rick Springfield pulled the plug on a show in the Dominican Republic for safety reasons after several U.S. tourists have died while vacationing there...
20:15 2019-07-04

Glastonbury Festival attendees leave plastic bottles and trash strewn across grounds So much for being eco-friendly. Attendees of Britain’s five-day Glastonbury Festival – which ran on a theme of climate change and the environme...
17:45 2019-07-01

Fans Spotted a Plastic Water Bottle Lurking in the Game of Thrones Finale Just weeks after a stray Starbucks cup was accidentally left in a Game of Thrones episode, eagle-eyed viewers spotted another modern-day artifact lin...
16:30 2019-05-21

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production: activists Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said...
11:00 2019-07-01

Life-size whale breaks record for largest recycled plastic sculpture A life-size whale sculpture, located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in San Francisco, has been deemed the largest recycled plastic sculpture by Guinnes...
00:30 2019-05-22

Scientists went to one of the world's most remote island atolls. They found 414 million pieces of plastic The amount of plastic pollution previously thought to exist around the world may be a dramatic underestimate — because the vast majority of plastic p...
18:45 2019-05-21

Spanish police bust crime ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Police in Spain said they arrested 12 people on Wednesday in connection to a cocaine-smuggling ring that mixed the drug with industrial plastic pelle...
02:45 2019-05-31

Heartbreaking: This Incel Got Plastic Surgery To Look Exactly Like Austin Powers But Still Can’t Find Women Willing To Sleep With Him Many men in the involuntarily celibate community believe that women would sleep with them if they looked more conventionally attractive, so they reso...
00:30 2019-07-09

Plastic bags kill deer in Japan’s Nara city wildlife park Nine deer have been found dead at a popular city wildlife park in western Japan after they swallowed plastic rubbish. The free-roaming animals became...
14:15 2019-07-10

Spanish police smash drug ring smuggling cocaine-infused plastic Police in Spain have arrested 12 members of a crime ring which smuggled cocaine-infused plastic products from Colombia before extracting the drug at ...
18:30 2019-05-30

When I stopped buying plastic to go green, I ended up slicing my grocery bill in half Liz Knueven/Business Insider The zero-waste trend is all about eliminating disposable packaging, especially single use plastics, from daily life. I...
14:00 2019-07-21

Environmental Win! The San Diego Zoo Has Announced They Have Acquired A Big Stupid Gorilla That Loves To Eat Plastic And Styrofoam It seems like every day now, there’s another grim report in the news about the devastating effects of plastic waste on the environment, but here’s a ...
21:30 2019-05-28

Southeast Asian nations, among worst ocean polluters, aim to curb plastic debris Thai zero-waste advocate Thanaboon Somboon never leaves his home without what he calls a full "weaponry" of reusable shopping bags, coffee tumblers a...
08:30 2019-06-21

Warren Entsch declares war on plastic in new Great Barrier Reef envoy role Veteran Liberal MP is aiming to rid beaches of plastics, micro and nano plastics, but won’t commit to a banThe Liberal MP Warren Entsch has launched ...
21:01 2019-05-27

This Hurricane Proof House Made From 612,000 Recycled Plastic Bottles Can Withstand 326 MPH Winds If you’re looking to build a new home on coastal waters where hurricanes are known to roam, you might want to skip the two-by-fours and cement and in...
22:45 2019-07-04

Tyson recalls ready-to-eat chicken fritters after complaints of 'hard plastic' in product Tyson Foods, Inc. has issued a recall for 190,757 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritters that were distributed to foodservice locations nationwide a...
18:30 2019-06-10

Spanish police bust drug ring that smuggled cocaine-laced plastic Spanish police have busted a cocaine-smuggling ring that dodged detection by mixing the drug with industrial plastic pellets before chemically removi...
17:45 2019-05-29

In-depth Google Pixel 3a durability test highlights the strength of plastic (video) If you've been holding off on buying Google's budget-friendly new Pixel 3a or 3a XL for fear of making a major build quality compromise, the ultimate...
17:15 2019-05-28

Scott Morrison to push premiers to improve 'appalling' record on plastic recycling PM will also seek support for Coalition’s deregulation program, along with vocational education reformsScott Morrison will seek agreement from the st...
00:00 2019-08-08

Eco kitchens: 5 ways to make your home more sustainable and reduce single-use plastic on a budget Looking to cut down your use of single-use plastic and help the environment? These small, budget-friendly changes will help you overhaul your kitchen...
21:15 2019-06-21

Pakistan moves to ban single-use plastic bags: ‘The health of 200 million people is at stake’ The fines will be steep — $31 for using a single bag, $63 for selling one and up to $31,000 for manufacturing them. The national per capita income is...
15:15 2019-08-13

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel days before Maryland couple found dead Just days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania collapsed and died in the same hotel....
22:45 2019-06-05

Colorado couple files suit alleging chemicals at Dominican Republic resort made them critically ill A Colorado couple has filed a lawsuit in the Dominican Republic against the hotel chain where at least four American tourists have died in the past y...
00:30 2019-06-07

California man died in April at Dominican Republic resort after drink from hotel room minibar, family says A fourth U.S. tourist died after he fell critically and suddenly ill at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic about a month before three ...
22:30 2019-06-09

Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Ex-Red Sox slugger David Ortiz leaves Dominican Republic hospital heading for flight to Boston after bar sho...
01:15 2019-06-11

Horrific video shows famed chef pulling plastic trash from fish’s stomach A famed Mexican chef has posted a stunning video of himself pulling plastic bottle caps and other trash from a fish’s stomach as he prepares a meal &...
17:30 2019-05-21

Google pledges carbon-neutral shipping for its devices by 2020, recycled plastic by 2022 Alphabet's Google announced that it would neutralize carbon emissions from delivering consumer hardware by next year and include recycled plastic by ...
17:30 2019-08-06

Pennsylvania woman died at Dominican Republic hotel chain days before Maryland couple found dead Days before a Maryland couple was found dead in a Dominican Republic hotel room, a woman from Pennsylvania died at a hotel in the same area.  &...
03:30 2019-06-06

Former President Bill Clinton vacations in Dominican Republic as country tries to move past spate of tourist deaths Former President Bill Clinton arrived in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to vacation and spend time with friends, as the Caribbean nation grapple...
04:30 2019-07-20

Brother of 'Shark Tank' star Barbara Corcoran found dead in Dominican Republic hotel room Jonathan Corcoran, a retired New Jersey businessman and brother of ABC-TV "Shark Tank" judge Barbara Corcoran, was found dead in April in a Dominican...
23:30 2019-06-12

Family and friends of woman who died in Dominican Republic claim authorities are lying about past 'several heart attacks' On Monday, Dominican Republic Public Health Minister Rafael Sanchez Cardenas said at a press conference that Leyla Cox, a New York hospital MRI techn...
02:45 2019-06-20

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining t...
02:45 2019-06-20

Tyson Foods has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters after people reportedly found hard plastic Tyson Foods is recalling thousands of pounds of ready-to-eat chicken fritter products after consumers reportedly found hard plastic in the food. ...
23:30 2019-06-09

McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals The plastic toys given away with children's fast food meals are under fire. McDonald's and Burger King are the target of a petition started...
02:15 2019-07-10

Hours-old newborn found in woods wrapped in plastic bag alive, Georgia police search for mother Georgia police are trying to figure out why an hours-old infant was left in the woods wrapped in a plastic bag. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the ...
18:15 2019-06-11

David Ortiz shooting highlights crime plaguing Dominican Republic, slugger had called on police chief to 'take care of' it David Ortiz hoped the Dominican Republic would have increased security prior to Sunday night shooting that left him with a gunshot wound in the torso...
20:30 2019-06-12

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo break ties with plastic lobbying group amid mounting scrutiny over pollution The beverage giants join other companies like Clorox, Becton Dickinson and Ecolab, which ended memberships with the Plastics Industry Association las...
03:45 2019-07-24

Monday’s Daily Brief: Nigeria massacre, Libya shelling condemned; recycled plastic used to build classrooms in Côte d’Ivoire Our main stories today: UN chief and senior UN official condemn the ‘terrible massacre’ in Nigeria that left some 65 dead, and the shelling of a hosp...
19:15 2019-07-31

Man arrested at New York airport for allegedly smuggling 34 live song birds hidden inside plastic hair curlers A Connecticut man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after returning from South America with nearly three dozen small live ...
11:15 2019-06-18

'I knew I was done': Woman recounts vicious attack at Dominican Republic resort Tammy Lawrence-Daley says she was beaten for hours and left for dead while vacationing at an all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic.  &...
18:01 2019-06-03

Travel influencers detail 'dangerous' Dominican Republic experience, respond to backlash Great Escape bloggers Cora and Jay Smith say they are speaking out again about her 2018 sexual assault in the Dominican Republic to warn others. ...
20:15 2019-06-14

'The Bachelor' star Melissa Rycroft falls ill after family trip to the Dominican Republic Reality TV star Melissa Rycroft is the latest person to fall ill in the Dominican Republic after a trip to Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts in Punta Cana...
16:15 2019-06-19

Anti-tourism group in Mallorca vandalizes rental cars to protest ‘mass tourism’ An anti-tourism group on the Spanish island of Mallorca is attempting to send a message to visitors at one of the country’s most popular vacation des...
12:00 2019-08-08

Oh, yuck! You're eating about a credit card's worth of plastic every week You're eating, swallowing or breathing in about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic each week, a new study suggests, the equivalent of one credit card....
07:45 2019-06-13

Bring your own bottle: Plastic bottle sales banned at San Francisco airport Starting this month, SFO travelers who need plain water will have to buy refillable aluminum or glass bottles if they don't bring their own. &#...
05:15 2019-08-03

Easing ‘classroom crisis’ in Côte d’Ivoire, brick by (plastic) brick In an innovative partnership, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a Colombian social enterprise announced on Monday that it had broken gr...
20:45 2019-07-31

Plastic trash discovered in 'pristine' Arctic snow We've polluted the deepest oceans with plastic trash, now it's the Arctic's turn: Blown by the wind, 'microplastics' have be...
06:45 2019-08-15

President Trump’s 2020 Campaign Is Now Selling Plastic Straws: ‘Liberal Paper Straws Don’t Work’ President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign store sells “Make America Great Again” hats, T-shirts, cups, towels and even dog leashes. Bu...
23:30 2019-07-20

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Asian nation returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.   ...
06:30 2019-07-19

Entenmann’s Little Bites cookies recalled in 36 states for 'choking hazard' from plastic Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies are being recalled because there may be blue plastic pieces in the packs of mini chocolate chip coo...
02:15 2019-08-03

Hundreds 'waiting in line' to adopt baby found alive in plastic bag, child services says Deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office found the newborn, who has since been named baby India, in a plastic bag in Cumming, Georgia ...
20:15 2019-06-28

Despite peace deal, Central African Republic’s population faces daily acts of violence, UN envoy warns Although the Government of the Central African Republic (CAR), armed groups and civil society representatives are all taking part in the process that...
06:00 2019-06-21

Mom accuses Dominican authorities of ‘lying’ about son’s hiking death The heartbroken mother of a Bronx teacher who died on a hike in the Dominican Republic suspects foul play was involved — despite authorities claiming...
01:15 2019-06-19

Epstein’s death was a suicide by hanging: medical examiner Epstein, who was charged with sexually abusing numerous underage girls over several years, had been placed on suicide watch last month after he was f...
09:15 2019-08-17

Medical examiner says Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide Billionaire was found dead in jail following arrest over alleged abuse of hundreds of girlsJeffrey Epstein’s death in prison was a suicide, the medic...
04:15 2019-08-17

New York medical examiner: Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide by hanging Disgraced financier and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide in his jail cell last week, New York City's medical examiner has rul...
03:45 2019-08-17

Medical Examiner Officially Rules Jeffrey Epstein's Death a Suicide Six days after accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell, New York’s chief medical examiner ruled his death a su...
06:15 2019-08-17

'Cambodia is not a dustbin': Cambodia returns 1,600 tons of plastic waste to US and Canada The country's Environment Ministry said that 70 containers of plastic waste were shipped from the U.S. and 13 came from Canada.   ...
19:45 2019-07-18

Fecal Transplant Is Linked to a Patient’s Death, the F.D.A. Warns The agency said two patients received donated stool that had not been screened for drug-resistant germs, leading it to halt clinical trials until re...
02:30 2019-06-14

Jeffrey Epstein's death officially ruled a suicide by New York City's chief medical examiner A medical examiner officially ruled Friday that Jeffrey Epstein died by suicide, refuting conspiracies that the disgraced financier had potentially d...
02:45 2019-08-17

Your Surgeon’s Childhood Hobbies May Affect Your Health Medical schools are noticing a decline in students’ dexterity, possibly from spending time swiping screens rather than developing fine motor skills t...
19:15 2019-05-30

Blow out your knee? Hope your surgeon’s got a VR headset Enlarge (credit: Getty | AFP) With all due respect to games, porn, and lion kings, virtual reality's killer app might just be saving lives. At a St...
03:00 2019-08-11

Celebrity surgeon went 'all in' on $180 million Bel Air mansion, then came the high-end housing glut The high-end real estate market is suffering, with a glut of overbuilt and overpriced mansions in many of the country's most affluent ZIP codes....
17:15 2019-05-22

4 Women With Lives Scarred by Genital Cutting: Could a Surgeon Heal Them? Over 200 million women and girls alive today have been circumcised. Four of them shared with The Times their pain, emotional trauma and sexual strugg...
10:30 2019-05-24

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts fo...
21:45 2019-05-22

Google Doodle Honors Heart Surgeon René Favaloro, Who Pioneered Coronary Bypass Surgery René Favaloro, a pioneering Argentine heart surgeon, is being remembered with a Google Doodle for his contributions to coronary bypass surgery...
03:00 2019-07-13

Surgeon left 57-inch wire inside patient's body after angioplasty, lawyer claims as malpractice trial opens Opening statements were heard in a Nevada courtroom this week in a trial over a Las Vegas man's claim that a surgeon left a 57-inch wire inside his b...
15:30 2019-06-13

Urgent Health Warning: The Surgeon General Has Issued A Reminder To Parents That No Amount Of Vegetables Can Stop Their Children’s Heads From Rocketing Off Their Bodies And Into The Sky If you are a parent with a young child, you absolutely need to stop what you’re doing and read this immediately: The Surgeon General has issued an ur...
12:30 2019-05-22

Top surgeon named as first 'violence reduction chief' to help tackle stabbings and shootings in London A top surgeon has been appointed the NHS's first clinical director for violence reduction in a bid to tackle London's epidemic of stabbings and shoot...
18:00 2019-06-19

Chernobyl tourism is booming Just as Game Of Thrones has brought tourism to the likes of Croatia and Northern Ireland, HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries is now beckoning viewers towards...
17:30 2019-06-04

Chinese tourism to the US drops After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel f...
04:15 2019-05-29

Can tourism save wolves in Germany? Apex predators can be difficult neighbors. But a new approach being taken in Germany could offset the economic damage they can cause while increasing...
07:15 2019-08-04

How trade war will impact tourism industry CNBC's Seema Mody reports on what hospitality CEOs are saying in response to new tariffs on Chinese goods and potential tariffs on Mexican impor...
21:30 2019-06-03

Uganda grapples with tourism vs. electricity Plans to build another hydropower dam on the shores of Lake Albert in Murchison Falls National Park have angered many Ugandans who rely on the countr...
16:15 2019-07-12

| Zimbabwean tourism minister sacked President Emmerson Mnangagwa fired Tourism Minister Prisca Mupfumira on Thursday, a statement from Zimbabwe's presidency said, after she was detaine...
05:00 2019-08-09

Environmental damage of tourism comes under MPs’ spotlight Inquiry to address problems including aviation emissions and traffic in UK and abroadHolidaymakers’ responsibility for foul beaches, overcrowding, tr...
07:15 2019-07-18

Chernobyl, With Helping Hand From TV, Becomes an Unlikely Tourism Magnet The rising popularity of visits to the nuclear site, attributed partly to the hit HBO show “Chernobyl,” has led to concerns about some guests’ behavi...
01:30 2019-06-14

Tourism Ministry To Soon Address Complaints On Twitter Tourists may soon be able to tweet their grievances to the authorities concerned for speedy redressal as the Tourism Ministry is planning to launch a...
19:00 2019-07-04

Chinese tourism to US drops for first time in 15 years After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the US is falling. And that has cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to rever...
19:45 2019-05-28

Chinese tourism to U.S. drops for 1st time in 15 years Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling after more than a decade of rapid growth as cities, malls and other tourist spots scrambling to reverse the tre...
15:30 2019-05-28

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tou...
13:15 2019-06-20

The billion-dollar travel group that tourism overlooks More and more people of color are embarking on international travel, creating lucrative opportunities for the tourism industry, but until now it's a ...
13:30 2019-08-04

Sri Lanka bombings: three months on, tourism workers tell their stories The Easter attacks hit the tourist trade hard. We talk to five Sri Lankans, whose livelihoods depend on visitors, about hardship, recovery and hopeMa...
19:00 2019-07-19

Marriott CEO on consumer confidence, the trade war impact on tourism and more The NYU Hospitality Conference is in full swing with industry leaders discussing the impact of tariffs on tourism and lodging among other topics. Arn...
20:30 2019-06-03

Tourism, High Yields Lure Investors to Iceland Investors are buying government debt from Iceland, illustrating how the world-wide bond rally has pushed many beyond traditional havens in pursuit of...
23:45 2019-07-05

HBO show success drives Chernobyl tourism boom The success of a U.S. television miniseries examining the world's worst nuclear accident at Chernobyl has driven up the number of tourists wanting to...
17:15 2019-06-04

Pop culture is changing the tourism industry – the proof is in Chernobyl Chernobyl, the site of a nuclear accident that left the city abandoned, is seeing a spike in visitors following the release of HBO's popular min...
14:15 2019-06-15

IRCTC Tourism 6-Day Tour To Singapore, Malaysia At Rs 76,000/Person The tour package, scheduled to start from Hyderabad on June 25, 2019, includes economy class bookings of Malaysia Airlines, according to the IRCTC To...
09:15 2019-06-04

How ‘trashy’ tourism threatens world-famous destinations Tourism brings many benefits to a destination — including more money and jobs as well as cultural preservation — but its environmental impact is crea...
01:15 2019-06-29

Macy's tumbles as tourism slump hurts profits Shares in US department store chain Macy's have plunged after a decline in tourist shoppers helped dent sales and profits, while it also grapples wit...
23:15 2019-08-14

How Were Ships Operating Despite Cyclone Warning: Goa Tourism Chief The Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) has sought a report over some cruise ships operating in the Mandovi river in Panaji located close to t...
12:00 2019-06-13

Global tourism hits record highs - but who goes where on holiday? As the holiday season approaches, we look at the rise and rise of tourism and find out where the world’s 1.4bn international travellers go on vacatio...
11:30 2019-07-01

‘Big Little Lies’ tourism is killing California’s pristine coast Big Sur has a big little problem. The dreamy coastal city set on a precarious cliffside has survived massive mudslides, heavy rains and fires, but it...
22:15 2019-07-11

Georgia expects tourism will recover from Russian flight ban TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Travel experts say a ban on Russian airlines taking citizens to Georgia will cause visitor traffic to drop significantly at f...
19:00 2019-06-22

Sri Lanka to slash airline charges to help boost tourism COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s government says it will decrease ground handling charges for airlines and slash aviation fuel and embarkation ...
11:45 2019-07-09

Central US flooding hits recreation, tourism industries LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Tourism and recreation companies along the Arkansas and Mississippi rivers say they’ve taken a financial hit as floodi...
18:15 2019-06-07

Grasshoppers take Vegas by swarm, disrupting weather radar, tourism Swarms of grasshoppers have descended upon America's Sin City in unusual abundance this week, disrupting weather radars, deterring tourists and invok...
19:00 2019-07-31

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure ove...
03:15 2019-07-09

"Bombed Our Livelihoods": Sri Lanka Tourism Firms Struggle After Attacks Pearl Divers, a diving school on one of Sri Lanka's most popular southern beaches, shut shop for two months after suicide bombers attacked churches a...
18:45 2019-07-15

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenome...
02:30 2019-06-08

Virgin Galactic announces it will take its space tourism venture public With the capital it raises by going public, the company will be able to sustain its operations until it begins commercial flights and starts generati...
20:45 2019-07-09

Sri Lanka gives free visa to boost tourism after bomb blasts COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka says it will give free one-month visas to visitors on arrival from nearly 50 countries in its latest effort to revive ...
19:15 2019-07-31

Don't ruin summer, Lebanon tourism minister pleads after shootout Lebanon's tourism minister urged politicians on Tuesday not to wreck the country's best tourist season in years, after a deadly shooting in a popular...
18:00 2019-07-09

Cuba sees tourism dropping after Trump travel restrictions HAVANA – Tourism to Cuba will likely drop 8.5 percent this year in the wake of tighter US restrictions on travel to the Caribbean island, the g...
04:00 2019-07-13

IRCTC Tourism Offers Rajasthan Tour From Rs 20,150/Person, Details Here IRCTC Tourism: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation's (IRCTC) tourism arm, IRCTC Tourism is offering a five nights and six days tour packa...
10:45 2019-06-24