Global funding to revolutionise waste management in the world's worst polluting countries could clean up ocean plastic by 77% by 2025.
My son sent me a text this morning from the school bus. "Mum" he said "there's litter everywhere." Of course, he knows my interest in such things…
Taiwan is planning a blanket ban on single-use plastic items including straws, cups and shopping bags by 2030, officials said Thursday, with restaurants facing new restrictions from next year.
The problem of plastic pellets in marine environments has been reported since the 1970s and the first recommendations for legislation were introduced in the USA back in the 1990s. However, in Sweden, these spills have only ...
Plastic waste in the ocean is a global problem; some eight million metric tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean every year.
A recent study by an undergraduate student in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources has found disturbing levels of microplastics in Manitoba waters and in fish from Lake Winnipeg.
Many will welcome the government's mid-year ban on single-use plastic bags, but how do we transition? And what do we transition to?
Global problems —like our plastic-choked seas —need global solutions.
Tiny plastic particles present a threat to creatures on land, and may have damaging effects similar or even more problematic than in our oceans. Researchers from the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries ...
A Purdue University professor's research suggests the Winter Olympics' icy bobsled tracks could be replaced with a lubricated plastic surface.