#Microplastics

  • 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

  • Article: 10 Plastic Pollution Facts That Show Why We Need To Do More

    10 Plastic Pollution Facts That Show Why We Need To Do More

    By Seneo Mwamba|June 14, 2018

    We seriously need to do something about our plastic pollution. Read more

  • Article: Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic

    Even the Most Remote Region in the World Is Polluted With Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    “Humanity’s footprint is clear.” Read more

  • Article: This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science

    This Man Is Swimming Across the Pacific in the Name of Science

    From News Deeply|April 30, 2018

    He'll be swimming from Tokyo to San Francisco to raise awareness about ocean pollution. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Found More Microplastics in Arctic Ice Than Ever Before

    Scientists Found More Microplastics in Arctic Ice Than Ever Before

    By Daniele Selby|April 25, 2018

    Humans ingest about 70,000 microplastics every year. Read more

  • Article: The British Government Just Pledged £61 Million to Fight Plastic in Our Oceans

    The British Government Just Pledged £61 Million to Fight Plastic in Our Oceans

    By Chris Gelardi|April 16, 2018

    Prime Minister Theresa May is asking leaders from around the world to join her initiative. Read more