Researchers are calling for change on all levels of society.
Even pristine mountainous landscapes are now polluted with microplastics.
That’s a lot of kids.
Oh boy, it’s not pretty.
This might help us clamp down on plastic pollution.
Today’s vote is “essential in order to protect the marine environment and reduce the costs of environmental damage attributed to plastic pollution in Europe.”
Vehicle tailpipe emissions were responsible for 385,000 premature deaths worldwide in 2015.
Balloons might be fun at parties but they become deadly serious once they reach the ocean.
I do like cleaner seas.
Thrash we’ve thrown away years ago is killing ocean life as you’re reading this.
It’s one bad news after the other for the coral reef.
This is just adding more salt to the wound.
The ban doesn’t solve the bulk of microplastics entering EU waters.
These measures “failed to produce a detectable decrease or decline in methane emissions associated with coal production,” the team writes.
The study was performed on Chinese cities — but the air pollution problem is very much a global one.
Cleaning up makes economic sense.
In the Canadian Arctic, mercury isn’t rising only in thermometers.
More than 100 turtles were tested — all had synthetic fibers in their guts.
Unexpected but not unwelcome!
This could be a very bad development.