Microplastics Have Been Found in Our Deepest Ocean Animals
Scientists found plastics in the guts of amphipods at Challenger Deep, some 10,890 meters below the sea surface.
Every Single Sea Turtle in This Study Had Microplastics in Its Gut
The researchers tested turtles from all seven species, across three oceans.
You’re Literally Sprinkling Plastic On Your Food
A study published this week in ‘Environmental Science & Technology’ sampled salt brands from across the globe and found 92 percent contained microplastics.
Beauty Industry-Funded Study Suggests Microplastics ‘Are Not Causing Harm to the Environment'
A meta-analysis of 320 research papers on microplastics concludes that "the available data...suggest that these materials are not causing harm to the environment.”
Mosquitoes Are Now Vectors for Pollution as Well as Disease
Scientists find that insects can poison birds and fish with plastic they ate as larvae.
What I'm Freaking Out About
The Invisible Plastics That Are in Almost Everything We Consume
They're called microplastics.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
Why this student collected more than 50,000 golf balls out of the ocean
The United States manufactures 540 million golf balls and it's reported that 300 million of those are lost.
You're Definitely Consuming Microplastics, But Not Just In Seafood and Tap Water
A leading researcher in the field talks why tap water and seafood shouldn't be our only concern when it comes to the issue of microplastics.
We’re Eating Plastics From Our Own Dirty Laundry
A startup is developing a reusable sheet that sucks microplastics from our laundry machines, so they don’t end up in the water supply.
Ocean Currents Are Carrying Our Plastic Garbage to the Arctic
Plastic dumped in the oceans is moving poleward.
Our Clothes Are Poisoning Deep-Sea Animals With Microplastics
This might be a problem we can actually fix.
14 Women Sailed to Sea to Investigate Plastic's Toxic Impact on Hormones
The all-women Exxpedition mission wants to make the unseen seen, from ocean pollution to women in science.