A team of conservationists have rediscovered a species of golden mole that hasn’t been seen in almost 90 years.
Vietnam has ambitious targets to tackle the challenge posed by plastic waste. Effective enforcement and implementation are key for success.
“The fossil fuel and petrochemical industries are heavily resisting people- and planet-saving measures in the global plastics treaty. Their growing presence in the negotiations is very telling,” said a Greenpeace campaigner.
Environmental and consumer rights organizations have filed a legal complaint against food and drink giants Coca-Cola, Nestlé, and Danone for the use of misleading “100% recycled” and “100% recyclable” claims on PET plastic water bottles sold across Europe.
An ingenious solution to rid our oceans of plastic waste has been going viral after climate-positive content creator Sam Bentley explained the terrific technology.
Little of the mixed consumer plastics thrown away or placed in recycle bins actually ends up being recycled.
By combining key traits of two bacterial species, the team created a novel bug that can break down plastics in salty conditions—at room temperature.
80% of ocean plastic pollution comes from rivers and canals carrying urban litter into the seas. We speak to the teams and volunteers leading the fight against Europe’s plastic problem.
Nowhere is Safe from microplastics.
Researchers say tire emissions pose a threat to global health, and EVs could make the problem worse.
Researchers in Japan have confirmed microplastics are present in clouds, where they are likely affecting the climate in ways that aren’t yet fully understood.