We need to focus on causes like overconsumption, not the material itself.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
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As face marks and coverings become compulsory worldwide, littering and their potential impact on the environment increases.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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We found plastic waste in pellets seabirds regurgitated and lining the nests where they raise chicks.
July 28, 2020 • ~5 min
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Releasing balloons at weddings and other celebrations is festive, until they break into pieces and become plastic pollution. A citizen science project is spotlighting the problem.
March 18, 2020 • ~8 min
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Climate change, globalization and concerns about rat poison soon could drive rat infestations to levels not seen in centuries. One way to curb them is getting humans to stop wasting food.
Feb. 25, 2020 • ~8 min
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