Scientists created plastic a hundred years ago. Now it's all around us - both visible and invisible. But what are the health impacts of microplastics?
Microplastics aren't just fouling the world's oceans - invisible plastic fibers are polluting drinking water tapped by millions of people. Where do these fibers come from, and how bad are they for human health? (07.09.2017)
Drinking water is one of our most precious resources. But climate change is making water increasingly scarce, access to it more and more difficult. What can we do to ensure everyone has access to clean drinking water?
Microplastics have reached one of the world's most remote food systems, a new study has found. The findings raise concerns over the future of Antarctica's fragile ecosystem, which is already threatened by climate change.
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The German Cabinet came to the agreement after months of speculation and the ban will mean the country falls in line with an EU directive to reduce waste. The prohibition will come into effect from July 2021.
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