Scientists say pollution on the highest mountain in England and Wales must prompt action.
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Microplastics are everywhere, but how worried should we be? Scientists are on a mission to find out more.
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From Bermuda and the Azores to Ireland and France, large numbers of shoes are washing ashore.
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Scientists "accidentally" record the history of ocean plastic, including what may have been the first plastic bag to be fished out of the ocean.
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When a Dutch teenager went swimming in the sea in Greece seven years ago, he was shocked to see more plastic than fish.
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Life in the seas risks irreparable damage from a rising tide of plastic waste, the UN oceans chief has warned.
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Scientists who advised the
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A mariner who has spent years travelling "hundreds of thousands of nautical miles" to measure the impact of plastic waste in the ocean has estimated that a "raft" of plastic debris spanning more than 965,000 square miles (2.5m sq km) is concentrated in a region of the South Pacific.
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