The data showed that a seabird ingesting a single piece of plastic had a 20 per cent chance of mortality, rising to 50 per cent for nine items and 100 per cent for 93 items.
The body of a shark was found washed ashore in Florida with the remains of an old hat wrapped around its body.
Imagine throwing your empty plastic water bottle into a household composting bin that breaks down the plastic and produces biogas to help power your home. Now, researchers have taken an early step toward this futuristic scenario ...
Among all the types of waste we generate, plastic tends to pose the greatest problems.
A great white shark was spotted in waters off Spain's Balearic Islands this week in what is the first such sighting by scientists in at least 30 years, a marine conservation group said Saturday.
The first-ever chemical analysis of plastic collected from beaches around Lake Geneva detected cadmium, mercury and lead—sometimes in very high concentrations that exceed the maximum permitted under EU law. The abundance ...
Coral reefs are not getting a break. On top of climate change and bleaching, now tonnes of plastic trash are making them sick.
The Red Sea has relatively low amounts of floating plastic debris in its surface waters due to fewer sources or faster removal.
A single plastic carrier bag could be shredded by marine organisms into around 1.75million microscopic fragments, according to new research.
It's great that Blue Planet II is pushing hard on plastic pollution in the oceans – but please use facts, not conjecture
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