The strong body of the euthanized goose-beaked whale couldn't stand the presence of 30 plastic bags in its stomach.
A new study has found that plastic emits the scent of a sulfurous compound, which seabirds think it is food.
France implements a new law that bans the use of plastic bags as of July this year and bans plastic utensils, cups, and plates by 2020 to give time for manufacturers to adjust.
UK to ban microbeads in 2017 despite company protests.
Although there are some companies that advertise "BPA-free" products, these items may actually not be safer. Scientists have found that a substitute to BPA, called BPS (Bisphenol S) may actually speed up embryonic development and disrupt the reproductive system.
In a recent study, researchers found that human activities generate massive amounts of plastic waste which ends up in the ocean and landmasses, and the Earth is entering an 'Age of Plastic.'
A new floating anti-plastic waste dam will be tested in the North Sea in 2016.
A team of researchers have developed a new catalyst easily converts bio-based ethanol into an industrial chemical. This new development paves the way for a wide range of eco-friendly bio-based plastics and materials to be created.
It turns out that some 3D printed objects may actually be toxic. Scientists have found that some parts produced by commercial 3D printers are toxic to certain fish embryos.
Plastic trash can be found around the world-even the Arctic. Scientists have found that this marine litter is present at the sea surface of Arctic waters, though they're still unsure how it made it so far north.
Scientists have found that all seven species of marine turtles that they studied can ingest or become entangled in the discarded debris that currently litters the oceans.