Gulf still polluted 10 years after Deepwater Horizon

On 20 April 2010, while drilling at sea 250 miles southeast of Houston, a blowout caused…

Litter problem along England’s protected coasts

Beaches in or near England’s Marine Protected Areas have the same levels of litter as those…

Lobster digestion of microplastics spreads down the food chain

Tiny fragments of plastic waste are dispersed throughout the environment, including the oceans, where marine organisms…

Asda launches initiative to reduce ocean plastic pollution

An initiative launched by Asda aims to reduce ocean plastic pollution in the supermarket’s supply chain.…

‘Big worry’ as scientists find plastic ‘pouring’ into Antarctica

Hundreds of pieces of plastic have been found in every litre of Antarctic seawater. In the…

Where plastic outnumbers fish by seven to one

Plastic is building up in the areas of the ocean where fish feed and grow, according…

‘Toxic chemical cocktail’ passed to baby porpoises

Baby porpoises in waters off the UK are being exposed to a cocktail of chemicals in…