Freaking out about microplastics feels pointless, so why not laugh instead?
Sri Lanka’s idyllic western beaches have been turned into a toxic wasteland after a cargo ship went up in flames.
“It is like having a cyborg baby: no longer composed only of human cells, but a mixture of biological and inorganic entities.”
Microplastics are no longer just choking our oceans. They're now in our bodies.
Microplastics had earlier been found in pristine snow and on untouched mountaintops. A recent study now confirms that airborne plastic is everywhere.
All over the world, we're breathing plastic.
Fish nurseries near Hawaii contain higher concentrations of plastic than the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, and baby fish are mistaking this trash for food.
Denxybel Montinola even made sure the sustainable plastic alternative was water-soluble.
New research shows plastic pollution isn’t limited to the ocean and landfills. It’s all around us and people are eating and drinking it.
Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.
The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
You could be eating 2,000 bits of microplastics a year, in your salt alone.