Do you have plastic in your nearby waterway? If you want to find out, you can collect a sample for testing using Babylegs, a trawl for monitoring ocean plastic.
(University of Bath) Plastic microbeads were banned from shower gels and toothpaste in the UK last year, but could still be hiding in your suncream or lipstick. Now start-up company Naturbeads, based at the University of Bath, is working with companies to replace microplastics in these products with biodegradable microbeads made from cellulose.
As a rule of thumb, 80 percent of policy development should be about understanding the problem. Once a problem is understood, the solution generally presents itself. But in the case of climate change, policymakers have bypassed this step and are…
A new study looks at the non-lethal effects of seabirds’ plastic ingestion.
Sam Bencheghib, a 22-year-old athlete and environmental activist, has kicked off his effort to become the first person to run across America — and he’s doing it all to raise awareness about plastic pollution.
One Ocean Expeditions is aiming to change the cruise industry by making it much more sustainable.
Distressing photos received by the Ocean Conservancy show just how helpless marine animals are in the face of drifting nets.
The next generation of helmet is here, and the construction brings style, safety and a compact, portable design.