Microplastics are found everywhere on Earth, yet we know surprisingly little about what risks they pose to living things. Scientists are now racing to investigate some of the big unanswered questions.
Ocean Cleanup breakthrough coincides with BlackRock's new circular economy fund and Unilever's plastics pledge. The war on plastic pollution continues to gather pace, with battles taking place on several
Scientists estimate that there are 5.25 trillion bits of plastic debris in the oceans worldwide — that's more plastic pieces than stars in our galaxy. Up to 14 million tons of plastic enters the ocean
A huge floating device designed by Dutch scientists to clean up an island of rubbish in the Pacific Ocean that is three times the size of France has successfully picked up plastic from the high seas for