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Plastic Rain Is the New Acid Rain

Hoof it through the national parks of the western United States-Joshua Tree, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon-and breathe deep the pristine...

Mutant Bacterial Enzyme Can Break Down Plastic Waste in Just Hours

Researchers working for industrial development company Carbios have created a mutant bacterial enzyme that can break down plastic bottles for recycling in only a...

A Huge Amount of Plastic Waste Is ‘Missing’ From Our Oceans....

You've probably heard that our oceans have become a plastic soup. But in fact, of all the plastic that enters Earth's oceans each year,...

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine

I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do...

We’re Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic… Uh, Is That Bad?

If you're the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you're not going to like the new report released by the...

We Totally Missed Most of The Plastic Pollution in The Ocean,...

On average, 8.8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year. The maximum amount could be closer to 14 million tons - about...

Olay Tests a Refillable Moisturizer as Beauty Industry Grapples With Its...

Fresh, soft skin comes at a cost-to the planet. Specifically, I'm talking about all that packaging your favorite lotion or cream comes in, which...

Plastic pollution found at every depth of the ocean by deep-sea...

MBARI and Monterey Bay AquariumThere could be more tiny particles of plastic drifting deep below the surface of the oceans than floating at the...

Oil giants are pivoting to plastic, which could backfire amid a...

tOil giants are investing in plastics and chemicals as fossil-fuel demand weakens.tHowever, the petrochemical industry is under pressure as plastic recycling increases and governments...

Carnival Cruise Ships Keep Dumping Plastic Crap Into the Ocean

Cruise ships are floating norovirus delivery systems, yes, but they are also floating garbage disposals, spewing plastic crap straight into the ocean. Such, at...