German artist HA Schult's latest artwork ‘Save the World Hotel’ aims to highlight throwaway consumer culture. DW talks to the artist about his installation situated on the Rhine River in Cologne.
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?
Germany has a reputation for being particularly environmentally conscious. Why then does the country produce so much plastic waste? And can Germans be persuaded to ditch the excess packaging?
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