The biggest source of microplastics in fresh water is laundry lint
September 18, 2019, 12:28 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
It goes from your washer to the wastewater treatment plant — and then your drinking glass.
He traveled from California to Hawaii on a paddleboard — and he didn't like what he saw
August 30, 2019, 11:49 a.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Spanish adventurer saw discarded plastic during the entire 2,951-mile trip.
Irish teen wins Google Science Fair with project to remove microplastics from water
August 1, 2019, 12:38 p.m. by Ben Bolton
18-year-old's project could help lead the way to cleaner oceans.
Why is a spill that started in 2004 still leaking oil in the Gulf of Mexico?
June 27, 2019, 2:25 p.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The oil leak may be releasing thousands of gallons per day, but after 14 years, it is finally at least partly contained.
Woman collects 2.4 tons of trash on Nova Scotia beaches in 1 year
June 4, 2019, 12:08 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
'It is not even a drop in the bucket.'
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.
Why we should ban glitter, just like we banned microbeads
December 17, 2018, 10:43 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Made of plastic and metal, it harms our oceans just like microbeads.