Ocean Microplastics are Multiplying By MIRIAM ACZEL Plastic — Not Fantastic Plastic is the most common type of marine debris found in our planet’s ocean and lakes. Plastic debris can come in a wide range shapes and sizes, but debris that are less than five millimeters in length (roughly the size of a sesame seed) are … More

Cambodia’s Buddhist Monks Fight Against Deforestation

Cambodia’s Buddhist Monks Fight Against Deforestation By DEBRA ACZEL and MIRIAM ACZEL Deforestation is a major environmental threat in Cambodia According to a study published last year in Science Advances, Cambodia has some of the world’s highest rates of deforestation. For example, according to a World Bank report, in 1990 over 73% of the country’s land area … More Cambodia’s Buddhist Monks Fight Against Deforestation