Plastic may be a significant source of air pollution, concluded a new study that shows how microplastics may be carried through winds and precipitation.
Plastic trash is everywhere. And it's not going away.
A new study gives clues on how wind can carry tiny pieces of plastics far far away.
Activists called the findings “ominous.”
Researchers estimate that billions of lenses are flushed each year in the U.S. -- and fragments of them might be ending up in our oceans.
And there's up to 16 times more trash than scientists had thought.
Team Uniting Nations will be competing again this year in the fastest ocean row boat on the Pacific, "Danielle," but with
Musician and surfer Jack Johnson may seem laid back, but not when it comes to fighting plastic pollution.
Only about 1 percent of the plastic estimated to reside in the oceans has been accounted for by the five major floating garbage
“From the Great Lakes to the Hudson River to Long Island Sound, our commitment to protecting and restoring New York’s waters
Rios's background includes studying plastic debris and persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Pacific garbage patch
"Over long periods of time, big plastics degrade into smaller and smaller particles, and these may create an additional route
Both oil spills and plastic pollution kill ocean wildlife in obvious, quick ways and slow, insidious ways.