"It has become clear that microplastics are dispersing all over the world—in the water column, sediment, and marine animal diets—even reaching as far south as the pristine environments of Antarctica."
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.
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.
The number of days when smog posed a high health risk have doubled in the last year.
Chlorine levels specifically have been declining since at least 2005.
At least 1,000 turtles die every year from plastic in the ocean.
Glitter is a menace on land and at sea.
Fluorescent dye could be the answer to finding the ocean's missing plastics.
Black Americans will be affected the most thanks to the Trump administration’s environmental regulations.
The islands attracted a record 8.77 million tourists in the year through March.
Experts couldn't measure just how bad the air pollution was because the sandstorm caused traditional measuring instruments to break.
Drone footage captured pits full of water that had been turned dark red by pollution.
High nitrogen dioxide levels have a “significant and negative association” with life satisfaction, according to a new study.
The report also suggests building huge ventilation tunnels to create wind which will lift the smog from the city
Letting contaminants slowly diminish over time saves money for polluters, but could jeopardize drinking water supplies and cost taxpayers dearly.