Fix drinking water supplies to...

May 28, 2020 by

Fix drinking water supplies to reduce ocean plastic

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Sea spray is full of microplas...

May 15, 2020 by

Sea spray is full of microplastics

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Don’t let this pandemic ...

Mar 26, 2020 by

Don’t let this pandemic ruin the fight against single-use plastics

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France begins radical plan to ...

Jan 21, 2020 by

The French government has set a goal of eliminating all single-use plastics by 2040. Phase one has begun.

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China bans single-use plastics

Jan 20, 2020 by

Over the next five years, it plans to eliminate shopping bags, straws, takeout food containers, and more.

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The Plastics Giant and the Mak...

Jan 9, 2020 by

On the evening of January 6, Louisiana state regulators issued 15 key permits to the Taiwanese petrochemical corporation Formosa for its $9.4 billion plastics manufacturing complex proposed for the historically black area of St. James Parish.

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Garbage Café Gives Free Food f...

Dec 24, 2019 by

The Garbage Café in India is tackling the country’s plastic crisis while also giving a hearty meal to the poor and the homeless.

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Vancouver says no more foam fo...

Dec 3, 2019 by

A ban will take place in the new year, followed by crackdowns on straws and grocery bags.

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Indonesia’s food supply ...

Nov 15, 2019 by

An eye-opening report reveals how low-grade plastics are burned as fuel, poisoning the surrounding soil and air.

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Why We Need to Fight for Recyc...

Nov 15, 2019 by

This America Recycles Day, take the #BeRecycled pledge and help keep our ocean – and our planet – healthy

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Italy Becomes First Country to...

Nov 6, 2019 by

Italy has stepped into the forefront of environmental education by adding the climate crisis and sustainable development as a mandatory part of the curriculum, the country’s education minister announced Tuesday, as The New York Times reported.

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James Cameron wants us to stop...

Sep 27, 2019 by

The film director believes that ocean exploration could help us to prepare better for climate catastrophes.

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Here’s a handy guide to ...

Aug 27, 2019 by

How often do you wonder about what can go in the recycling bin and what cannot? The answer varies from municipality to municipality, as each has its own facilities for recovering waste materials and not all are the same.

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Plastics In Rainwater, Plastic...

Aug 16, 2019 by

Congratulations, humans. We have filled the environment with so much plastic, its residue is found in rainwater and snow falling on the tallest mountains and contained in much of the food we eat.

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Environmental Impact Of Plasti...

Jun 3, 2019 by

The Center for International Environmental Law has issued a new report that should send a shudder down your spine. It says demand for plastics is accelerating, especially in developing nations.

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What Adidas and Parley are doi...

May 31, 2019 by

From making shoes out marine debris to the Run For The Oceans global initiative, this dynamic partnership is tackling plastic pollution in a big way.

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Mismanaged waste ‘kills ...

May 13, 2019 by

Report says plastics adding to death tolls in the developing world from easily prevented diseases

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186 countries have signed UN p...

May 13, 2019 by

This means that countries now have the right to refuse plastic waste imports to their shores.

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Here’s what happens to &...

Apr 29, 2019 by

After 3 years of being buried and submerged, ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’ single-use plastic bags could still hold a full load of groceries.

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Canadian grocer to allow reusa...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Starting next week, shoppers at Metro stores in Quebec can go zero waste more easily than ever.

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Six-decade plankton study char...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Handwritten journals from 50s show how plastic problem has grown to global emergency

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The ‘Attenborough Effect...

Apr 15, 2019 by

It’s proof that documentaries are powerful tools for change.

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Synchro swimmers perform in a ...

Mar 29, 2019 by

Two young synchronized swimmers in Britain have made a splash with a recent performance. Kate Shortman (17) and Isabelle Thorpe (18) of Bristol attempted their World Championship synchro routine in a swimming pool full of floating plastic waste.

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Our plastics, our selves

Feb 6, 2019 by

What’s plastic doing to our bodies? This all-female team is investigating.

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Even groundwater is contaminat...

Feb 1, 2019 by

This could mean we’re drinking our plastic waste.

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California teen collects 50,00...

Jan 21, 2019 by

Alex Weber, 18, has just published a study that analyzes how these balls enter and degrade in the water.

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EU to ban common single-use pl...

Dec 20, 2018 by

“Europe now has a legislative model to defend and promote at international level, given the global nature of the issue of marine pollution involving plastics.”

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Ocean Pollution: Simple, Every...

Mar 13, 2018 by

[Translate]   This is crazy:   Just over 100 years ago, Thomas Huxley, who, by the way was a great biologist, said the oceans are so...

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Plastic fibres found in tap wa...

Sep 6, 2017 by

[Translate] Exclusive: Tests show billions of people globally are drinking water contaminated by plastic particles, with 83% of...

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EXTRAORDINARY LEVELS OF TOXIC ...

Feb 13, 2017 by

[Translate]   Pollution Presence of manmade chemicals in most remote place on planet shows nowhere is safe from human impact, say...

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