Ocean Pollution

The "Aquaman" star spoke "straight from the heart" on behalf of small island nations under threat from rising sea levels.
A new program could keep millions of tons of chip bags, detergent pouches and bubble wrap from ending up in landfills.
There's only one type of drink you can't use these pasta straws for.
We’re worried about ocean plastics. What about the threat to our pets?
Huge companies like Walmart could slash single-use plastics — if they really wanted to.
InterContinental Hotels Group, which owns some 5,600 hotels, is phasing out single-use bottles to reduce plastic waste, and it's not alone.
In Germany, strict recycling laws are widely praised. But success masks a dark truth.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is teeming with plastic trash.
Some activists have touted reusable straws as eco-friendly, but many people in the disability community say plastic straw bans compromise their civil rights.
The U.S. creates three times the global average of waste despite representing just 4% of the world's population.
The country represents 4% of the world’s population but produces 12% of municipal solid waste, a stark contrast with China and India.
Plastic bags, straws, stirrers and plates may be outlawed in less than two years.
A new study estimates thousands of tiny plastics enter your body each year.
This year has become the mountain’s deadliest climbing season since 2015.
New research estimates the amount of plastic particles entering your body from beer, honey, bottled water and more.
Officials said a harsh winter led the desperate animals to try and find food in the Utah garbage heap.
There's a new plan afoot to stop tons of plastics from ending up in landfills.
The U.S., the world's top exporter of plastic waste, is among 14 countries that the plastic originated from, Malaysian officials said.
Plastic razors are a regular part of so many people's grooming routines. But are they just as bad for the planet as plastic straws?