Where has all the plastic pollution gone in the Indian Ocean?
April 18, 2019, 8:10 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The Indian Ocean is the world's biggest plastic dumping ground, but some of it is leaking elsewhere.
Wind is carrying huge amounts of microplastic dust around the world
April 16, 2019, 5:56 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
Even remote places like the French Pyrenees can contain urban levels of microplastics.
Mystery behind the beach invasion of Garfield phones finally solved
March 29, 2019, 1:14 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Decades after the first of the iconic orange phones began washing ashore, a French community finally has answers.
More and more, America's recyclable plastic is being burned, not recycled
March 12, 2019, 8:20 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Incineration plants go into overdrive following Chinese crackdown on foreign waste.
Why this Ohio city just granted Lake Erie the same legal rights as humans
February 27, 2019, 4:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Ohio voters just passed Lake Erie Bill of Rights, and it could help to save the pollution-choked Great Lake.
Rare weather phenomenon triggers air-quality alerts in D.C.
February 7, 2019, 11:12 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
A 'capped inversion' trapped air pollutants near the ground.
This grandmother spent 2018 cleaning up British beaches — and she's not done
January 21, 2019, 11:33 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Pat Smith successfully completed a New Year's resolution to visit and help clean 52 beaches in 2018.
Air in the London Underground is far more polluted than beside busy city roads
January 21, 2019, 8:24 a.m. by Matt Hickman
A new report will leave some Londoners questioning their daily commutes.