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Plastic in the North Atlantic has tripled since the 1960s

This article was created in partnership with the National Geographic Society.In 1957 it was a piece of trawling twine commonly used for fishing. In...

New study finds that 100 PERCENT of sea turtles have plastics...

( Natural News) The next time you come across a sea turtle in the wild, remember that there are pieces of...

You Can Help Turn the Tide on Plastic. Here’s How.

This story is part of Planet or Plastic?-our multiyear effort to raise awareness about the global plastic waste crisis. Learn what you can do...

Easy ways families can use less plastic in the new year

This article was created in partnership with the National Geographic Society.Most people's New Year's resolutions are all about self-improvement: exercising more, saving money, learning...

Photos of Animals Navigating a World of Plastic

This story is part of Planet or Plastic?-our multiyear effort to raise awareness about the global plastic waste crisis. Learn what you can do...

Why ‘BPA Free’ May Not Mean a Plastic Product Is Safe

The study started as an accident. Geneticist Patricia Hunt of Washington State University and her team were investigating the reproductive effects of BPA in...

Europe plans ban on plastic cutlery, straws and more

Europe is proposing a ban on single-use plastic items such as cutlery, straws and cotton buds in a bid to clean up the oceans....

National Geographic’s Clever New Cover Contains Chilling Warning About Plastics

National Geographic warns of the devastating effects that plastics are having on the planet with a clever cover for its June edition.The cover image...

Plastic Bag Found at the Bottom of World’s Deepest Ocean Trench

The Mariana Trench-the deepest point in the ocean-extends nearly 36,000 feet down in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean. But if you thought...

Scientists Have Accidentally Created a Mutant Enzyme That Eats Plastic Waste

They found the first ones in Japan. Hidden in the soil at a plastics recycling plant, researchers unearthed a microbe that had evolved to...