Alarm bells are ringing as researchers discover that dangerous plastic particles are contaminating water sources. Plastics from bags and packaging are entering the food chain and ending up on our plates. A solution is yet to be found.
The EU is exploring high-tech solutions to plastic pollution but some experts are skeptical. They say there are simpler and more effective ways to keep our waters plastic-free and they are available now.
Mumbai's beaches are covered in trash. While most people just complain, one man has set out to change that - and kicked off the largest beach clean-up project in the world.
Coral behaves unexpectedly when it comes to consuming plastic. Although it's well known that they do swallow microplastic particles, what is really strange is that they seem to actually like it.
In environmental circles, plastic waste is a much-talked about issue, but a recent beach clean-up in the Philippines revealed big businesses have to play a bigger role in cutting down on the ubiquitous packaging.
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