Plastic pollution, including tiny bits known as microplastic, permeate the environment, posing a threat to human and planetary health
Trillions of tiny particles generated by our plastic-reliant society are polluting environments worldwideAugust 13, 2018 — Andrea Thompson
Tiny bits of plastic have seeped into soil, fish and air, posing a threat to animal and human healthSeptember 4, 2018 — Andrea Thompson
New practices, and new chemistries, are needed to end the scourgeNovember 12, 2018 — Andrea Thompson
Microplastics stay in the insects’ bodies from larva to adulthood
September 19, 2018 — Andrea Thompson
Atmospheric currents are transporting plastic pollution into remote, pristine areas, showing the global nature of the problem
April 15, 2019 — Andrea Thompson
It's time for politicians and CEOs to step up and take action
October 10, 2017 — Ayana Elizabeth Johnson
Wastewater contains billions of lenses, which eventually make their way into the environment
August 20, 2018 — Keridwen Cornelius
It’s a lie that wasteful consumers cause the problem and that changing our individual habits can fix it
July 6, 2018 — Matt Wilkins
An onslaught of bottles, bags and other litter makes reefs 20 times more likely to get sick. Scientists are scrambling to learn why
January 30, 2018 — Andrea Thompson
The Yangtze alone pours up to an estimated 1.5 million metric tons into the Yellow Sea
February 1, 2018 — Prachi Patel
María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés is pushing internal action as well as changes within the U.N.
May 10, 2019 — Andrea Thompson
Policies need to address a deeper, more systemic failure of global recycling systems
June 1, 2019 — THE EDITORS
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