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.
New data collected in a round-the-world boat race has shown microplastics are in more of our planet's oceans than previously thought. What can we do to stop their spread?
Microplastics represent a significant risk for large marine filter feeders like whales and sharks, a new study reveals. It's another wake-up call around the massive problem of plastic pollution.
After the EU unveiled a high-profile push to rid the continent of plastic waste, now companies like McDonald's, Costa and Evian are announcing their own initiatives. Can this help solve the world's plastic trash problem?
The Ocean College students have continued their adventures to Panama but as our blogger Lisa reports, amid the beautiful scenery is a much less welcome sight — mountains of trash.
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