October 5, 2020 By Graham Readfearn The Guardian
At least 14m tonnes of plastic pieces less than 5mm wide are likely sitting at the bottom of the world’s oceans, according to an estimate based on new research.
September 15, 2020 By Matt Simmons The Narwhal
Waste from fishing industry accounts for about 70 per cent of garbage collected in 61-tonne haul, according to captain on expedition supported by provincial government.
September 2, 2020 By Michael Allen Hakai Magazine
A systematic review exposes the dangers of tiny plastics and the hidden bias at the heart of plastic research.
July 14, 2020 By Damian Carrington The Guardian
The study suggests wind-borne microplastics are a bigger source of ocean pollution than rivers, the route that has attracted most attention to date. The analysis focused on the tiny particles produced by tyres and brake pads as they wear down.
July 10, 2020 By Katie Burton Geographical
Researchers have revealed just how many polluting microfibres are released into the oceans when we wash our clothes.