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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The Creepy Way Processed Food ...

Apr 24, 2016 by

[Translate] A new study shows common plastic packaging steeps food in industrial chemicals. By April M. Short / AlterNet As if it...

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Infographic: How Ocean Polluti...

Apr 12, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment Much of the plastic we produce ends up in the ocean, where it kills fish, sea turtles and marine mammals. By...

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COULD A NEW PLASTIC-EATING BAC...

Mar 10, 2016 by

[Translate] Scientists have discovered a species of bacteria capable of breaking down commonly used PET plastic but remain unsure of...

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Why Innovative Tech Solutions ...

Feb 29, 2016 by

[Translate] Environment To truly put a stop to this eco-disaster, we have to stop treating plastics — a material made to last for...

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Battle Lines Are Drawn in One ...

Feb 18, 2016 by

[Translate] The laws governing the tens of thousands of chemicals that saturate the marketplace are being reformed. But will it make...

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HOW MICROBES CAN MAKE PLASTIC ...

Aug 20, 2015 by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Suzanne Jacobs   GRIST We build with it, eat from it, wear it, let our kids play on it, drive around in...

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NETHERLANDS COMPANY INTRODUCES...

Jul 23, 2015 by

[Translate] Climate by Katie ValentineCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Courtesy VolkerWessels VolkerWessels’ concept for the...

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This Newly Discovered Fungus C...

May 30, 2015 by

[Translate] Apparently, pestalotiopsis microspora has a healthy appetite for plastic. By Amanda Froelich / True Activist  VIA...

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Oceans in Crisis: One Woman Wi...

Apr 11, 2015 by

[Translate]   By Dahr Jamail, Truthout (Photo: Sonya Baumstein) Sonya Baumstein has rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, kayaked from...

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How America’s Theme Parks Kill...

Apr 11, 2015 by

[Translate] Sonali Kolhatkar  TRUTHDIG By Sonali Kolhatkar   A display at Legoland in Carlsbad, Calif. (Sonali Kolhatkar) Each year...

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States Are Blocking Local Regu...

Feb 25, 2015 by

[Translate] By SHAILA DEWAN  NYTIMES Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas has warned that cities are undermining the business friendly “Texas...

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Memo to Anti-Vaxxer Jenny McCa...

Oct 23, 2014 by

[Translate]   Personal Health   AlterNet / By Lynn Stuart Parramore Scientists are getting closer to discovering the cause of this...

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Labyrinth Of Plastic Waste Sho...

Jun 17, 2014 by

[Translate] It’s often difficult to visualize how our daily consumption habits play out on a grander scale, how every water...

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A surprisingly pleasant song a...

Apr 22, 2014 by

If you’re like the Amazing Mr. Smashing…

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There’s No Such Thing as...

Mar 5, 2014 by

“Are any plastics safe?”

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Is That New Car Smell Killing ...

Feb 9, 2014 by

Your new ride may be exposing you to a cocktail of toxic gases.

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Bottled Water Without The Wast...

Dec 1, 2012 by

Bottled water is one of those debates that just keeps getting recycled.

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Toxic toys may be poisoning ou...

Nov 29, 2012 by

My favorite people to buy holiday presents for are animal people.

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DANGER: Plastics are Poisoning...

Jul 30, 2012 by

[Translate] THRIVE How does consuming plastic threaten our well-being and benefit the oil industry at the same time? Plastic is a...

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Digging into the Great Pacific...

Jun 11, 2012 by

[Translate]     Our earth is covered by more than 75 percent water, yet we know more about the moon than the depths of the sea. Today...

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