Researchers are trying to map the pollution impact of all the foods we eat.
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.
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.”
Thrash we’ve thrown away years ago is killing ocean life as you’re reading this.
This is just adding more salt to the wound.
The study was performed on Chinese cities — but the air pollution problem is very much a global one.
A gruelling reminder to curb our plastic pollution.
The drugs we take are reaching natural ecosystems, and moving up the food chain.
Pollution is a silent killer — and it’s affecting almost all the planet’s children.
It’s the first to show that humans are eating plastic.
PCBs have been banned almost two decades ago but their effects are still widely felt by the iconic orcas.
This is an observational study and, as such, the findings cannot be used to establish a cause-effect relationship — but it does raise some important questions.
Go Cali, go!
An intriguing policy.
Just throw them in the trash if you don’t want them on your plate later on.
Nobody likes oil in their water.
The discovery paves the way for advanced materials that have the same functionality as living organisms.