The world’s oceans are under threat and plastic waste is the culprit. Some of the trash is buried so deep it can be almost impossible to Access.
Now German researchers have found a way of pumping it to the surface so it can be removed.
Fashion firms are tapping into growing public outrage at plastic pollution by offering snazzy garments made from old water bottles and other waste. But will it catch on — and can it make a difference?
Five of the G7 nations, without the US and Japan, have agreed to an ocean plastics charter. But will such non-binding measures be enough for the world's industrialized countries to beat plastic pollution together?
Once scenic coastlines filled with bottles, animals choking on bits of plastic, people picking through the material on vast rubbish dumps: Our love affair with plastic is taking a huge environmental toll.
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