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A Dutch foundation has developed floating barriers to try to collect trash from the world's oceans, and will launch a 100 meter-long prototype in the North Sea this week to see how it fares during

The UK government now fully backs a legal ban on polluting plastic microbeads in cosmetics and toiletries, environment minister George Eustice said on Tuesday.

Visva Bharati University (VBU) acting registrar Mani Mukut Mitra informed the National Green Tribunal (NGT), Eastern Zone Bench through an affidavit that the university doesn't have adequate resour

The BBMP has had enough of people not taking its plastic ban seriously, and it's getting mad.

Turning a deaf ear to the district administration’s directives prohibiting the use of polythene bags, sellers and buyers in almost all the market areas in Dibrugarh are still using polythene bags,

On a beach in Sydney's Botany Bay, Dave West from the Boomerang Alliance shows the small bits of plastic that get into our food chain.

The discovery by scientists of a new bacteria that can eat plastic is timely because studies indicate that by 2025, there would be one tonne of plastic for every three tonnes of finfish caught in t

Nature has begun to fight back against the vast piles of filth dumped into its soils, rivers and oceans by evolving a plastic-eating bacteria – the first known to science.

Plastic pollution is a massive problem in Indonesia. The country's rivers and oceans are clogged with waste, damaging both the tourism and fishing industries.

Plastic pollution in the marine environment is a “critical problem” for global ecosystems and for human health as microscopic pieces of waste enter the food chain, an Australian Senate inquiry has