#Microplastics

  • Feature: 5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know
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    5 Growing Environmental Health Threats That You Need to Know

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 16, 2019

    In the decades ahead, millions of more people could be put at risk. Read more

  • Feature: Extinction Rebellion Has a Powerful Message for Insiders at London Fashion Week

    Extinction Rebellion Has a Powerful Message for Insiders at London Fashion Week

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 13, 2019

    It's the perfect time to highlight the devastating environmental impact of the fashion industry. Read more

  • Article: Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    Wind Currents Are Carrying Microplastics All the Way to the Arctic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 15, 2019

    Researchers think that breathing in microplastics could penetrate deep into the lungs. Read more

  • Article: These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics

    These College Students Invented a Beach Vacuum to Suck Up Microplastics

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 28, 2019

    “We want to use our engineering skills to help to save the planet.” Read more

  • Article: Bye Bye, Balloons: Why This South African Park Banned Them

    Bye Bye, Balloons: Why This South African Park Banned Them

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 9, 2019

    The Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens is making a great step. Read more

  • Article: This New Law Would Ban 90% of Microplastics Across Europe

    This New Law Would Ban 90% of Microplastics Across Europe

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 30, 2019

    Plastic pollution contaminates the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. Read more

  • Article: Does South Africa Have a Microplastics Problem? This Research Says Yes

    Does South Africa Have a Microplastics Problem? This Research Says Yes

    Sept. 19, 2018

    Plastics has become a global concern. Read more

  • Article: Why You Probably Shouldn't Wash Your Contact Lenses Down the Sink

    Why You Probably Shouldn't Wash Your Contact Lenses Down the Sink

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Aug. 22, 2018

    Between 6 and 10 metric tons of plastic contact lenses end up in US wastewater facilities each year. Read more