These small flecks of plastic are harmful to marine organisms and ecosystems
27 Jun 2021 10:18 AM
The quantity of the tiny pollutants was 25 times greater than previous localised studies had shown
07 Oct 2020 11:38 AM
Australia has its hottest day on record, more to come.
18 Dec 2019 6:45 PM
Fossil fuel groups 'destroying' climate talks: NGOs.
07 Dec 2019 6:46 PM
Weak Arctic ice sees 56 polar bears descend on Russian village.
07 Dec 2019 1:53 PM
Research has proven that sheet masks are just as bad for the environment as plastic straws.
30 Oct 2019 8:27 PM
Environmental activists pluck plastic from world's beaches on mass cleanup day.
22 Sep 2019 12:54 PM
A study shows that the presence of microplastics in soil is not allowing worms to thrive, thus reducing soil quality.
12 Sep 2019 12:25 PM
UN: Don’t worry about drinking microplastics in water.
22 Aug 2019 11:47 AM
Microplastics were segregated from the samples and they were identified for the study, which was published in the Marine Pollution Bulletin.
20 May 2019 6:28 AM
While eight to 12 million tonnes of plastic enters oceans each year, four million tonnes of it passes along rivers.
28 Sep 2018 5:24 PM
The study stated that 63 per cent of the microplastic particles was in the form of fragments and 37 per cent were fibres.
03 Sep 2018 7:06 PM
When the plastic loses some of its structural strength, it will break down. This leads to smaller plastic particles forming microplastics.
20 Aug 2018 12:05 PM
This human impact on wild environments might strongly influence the prevalence of cancer in wild populations.
22 May 2018 6:19 PM
Microbeads have been recognized as a pollutant globally and are being banned in many countries but there has been little action in India.
30 Apr 2018 6:22 PM
Plastic not only takes years to decompose in our environment but rarely does it fully disappear.
17 Apr 2018 12:40 AM