How do you clean up the world's coasts? One volunteer at a time
September 19, 2017, 7:35 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Each year, the International Coastal Cleanup brings people together to remove trash from local waterways.
What's the difference between cellulose sponges and those other kitchen sponges?
August 21, 2017, 11:55 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Clean up your act and keep plastic out of the landfill.
Plastic-eating microbes might be evolving in our oceans
May 29, 2017, 5:41 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Plastic is accumulating at an alarming rate, and it may be changing ocean biology.
Common caterpillar found to eat plastic shopping bags
April 24, 2017, 6:54 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It could represent a biodegradable solution to the omnipresent pollution clogging our landfills.
Spider drinks graphene, spins web that can hold the weight of a human
This simple sitting test could predict how long you will live
Iowa boy builds tiny house in his backyard
For a spectacular dose of autumn, try the Porcupine Mountains
7 reasons you will never forget your dog
Mysterious 'Silkhenge spider' is a master architect