You're Likely Inhaling 11 Tiny Bits of Plastic Per Hour
A new study suggests that our lungs are under siege in our own homes.
Good Job, Humans: Bees Are Making Nests Entirely Out of Plastic
Researchers found solitary bees in Argentina that made nests out of plastic bag-type materials.
Tens of Thousands Sign Petition Begging McDonald's UK to Use Plastic Straws Again
One not-at-all hyperbolic Twitter user wrote, “McDonald’s paper straws have literally ruined my life.”
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.
What I'm Freaking Out About
The Invisible Plastics That Are in Almost Everything We Consume
They're called microplastics.
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.
Good job, humans, you killed this whale
Sperm whale that washed up dead in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic garbage in its body.
You've Probably Eaten Tons of Cosmetic Product Plastic Without Knowing It
Eco-conscious companies are trying to phase out tiny plastic microbeads found in nearly every personal care product you use.
Chemists Are Designing New Molecules to Save the Ocean
The green chemistry revolution is tackling plastic pollution on a molecular level.
Call To Action
Save the Ocean Using Social Media with the #CleanSeasPhoto Challenge
Oceans cover 70 percent of planet, but you wouldn't know it by the bad shape they're in.
These Taiwanese Businesses Are Turning Trash Into Fuel and Violins
"In Chinese culture, reusing and recycling is in our genes. This is a Buddhist way of thinking."
This 3D-Printed RC Car Can Go 100 Miles Per Hour
James Beswick is trying to beat the world record of 202 mph.