by Alejandro Davila Fragoso Jun 28, 2016
Around eight million metric tons of plastic waste enter the oceans from land each year. Boyan Slat wants to clean it up.
by Katie Valentine Sep 1, 2015
The vast majority of seabirds likely have plastic in their guts, according to a new study.
by Natasha Geiling Aug 7, 2015
Following a scientific review of over 100 studies, the Canadian government recently announced its intention to have microbeads listed as a toxic substance.
by Katie Valentine Jul 22, 2015
The company behind the idea says plastic roads could cut down on asphalt-related CO2 emissions.
by Katie Valentine Jul 14, 2015
Zooplankton are a base of the marine ecosystem, so that plastic is likely moving up the food chain, a new study has found.
by Ari Phillips May 19, 2015
Last year California passed a statewide ban on plastic bags. Now the Legislature is considering a ban on microbeads, tiny particles found in many personal care products.
by Natasha Geiling Apr 20, 2015
Creating material from plastic ocean debris is just one way Adidas is trying to become a more sustainable fashion company.
by Amelia Rosch Dec 11, 2014
The estimated amount of plastic in the ocean is only 0.1 percent of plastic produced annually in the world.
by Joanna M. Foster Mar 27, 2014
The New York City Council introduced legislation Wednesday that would charge customers 10 cents for plastic or paper bags at most city stores.
by Emily Atkin Jan 8, 2014
What if we could stop making plastic out of oil, and start making it out of greenhouse gas pollution?