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?
The EU's top court has found Germany guilty of failing to combat high levels of nitrate in groundwater. The ruling means that the European Commission has the option to propose fines against Germany.
A new report concludes that the damage already done by the Trump administration to the environment, and the US agency that regulates it, will result in 80,000 deaths each decade.
Greenhouses are not the only place that cucumbers grow. The waters around Madagascar have proved fertile ground for the ocean variety.
Microplastics locked up in the Arctic will be re-released into the world's oceans as climate change melts sea ice. Such plastic pollution could have broad consequences for marine — and human — life.
© 2018 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version