One of the persisting problems that threaten marine life is the virtually endless marine litter floating in the ocean - and a new tracking tool could help monitor where this debris comes from and where they are headed.
A team of researchers now believe that plastics "entering the archaeological and geological record" may be the defining feature of the modern man after finding more than 2,000 pieces of plastic at an open Iron Age site in Wales.
The plastic waste problem has been a global issue that harms the environment and contributes to climate change. Several experts share that companies burning plastic fuel to its original fossil form are a new type of greenwashing
One of the most popular footwear items, the flip-flop, also accounts for a significant part of plastic waste found in landfills and bodies of water - and biodegradable material for these slippers might be the answer.
Waste pickers, or workers that collect plastic waste, have a significant impact on reducing plastic pollution. Twenty years from now, the 'business as usual' scenario will result in over a billion tons of plastic in the air, land, and sea if human behavior will not change.