Scientists found the ice contained up to 12,000 microplastic particles per liter.
Earth Day 2018 is focused on a multi-year campaign to end plastic pollution.
Over 2 million tourists visit the island each year, bringing in around $1 billion in revenue.
Scientists do not know the true impact of consuming microplastics. However, there are concerns in some quarters that ingesting these particles may pose a risk to human health.
Congress voted Thursday to weaken environmental regulations that stop some coal plants from polluting the air with acid gas and sulfur dioxide, both carcinogenic neurotoxins.
Marine plastic debris is estimated to reach 250 million tons by 2025.
“John Shott. First Energy, $2,000. Appalachian Power, $2,000. Steptoe & Johnson—that’s a gas and oil law firm—$2,000. Consol Energy, $1,000. EQT, $1,000. And I could go on.”
Microplastic glitter is a staple for Rio Carnival costumes, but tiny plastic sheets pose threats to the environment and marine life.
Citizens in a small Michigan town are battling Nestle Water over claims that the company's water extraction techniques are ruining the river.
The former Montana congressman and Navy SEAL has faced plenty of questions about his air travel as secretary of the interior.
Projections suggest bitcoin mining will require all of the world’s current energy production within three years.
Sealed Air Corporation ranked among the top 10 publicly traded companies in the U.S. for sustainability practices on Newsweek's Green Rankings 2017 list.
Soil can store three times the amount of carbon found in the atmosphere.