The lake of plastic: Even Bolivia’s waterways high in the Andes cannot escape the scourge of pollution as shocking images reveal horrific effect on the environment
A Bolivian lake that was once an oasis of natural beauty full of thriving wildlife has become a waterless basin full of plastic waste.
Magnets, vacuums and tiny nets: the new fight against microplastics
Some are now innovating in microplastic extraction, providing the basis for a touch of cautious optimism. Here is a look at several examples of what is being done…
How Bali’s pristine beaches have turned into garbage dumps as the deserted tourist island struggles without any visitors
The once-popular Kuta and Jimbaran beaches are now deserted and strewn with washed-up bottles, bags and plastic, leaving them looking more like a tip than an idyllic tourist destination.
Racing for a good cause – When skippers give real meaning to their performance
Road to the Vendée Globe #6 – Many of the skippers in the IMOCA class are men and women who when competing in the various events in the circuit and in particular in the forthcoming Vendée Globe (which starts on 8th November), are committed to adding that extra something to their project by conveying messages around a range of subjects.
The New World Order Series – Coca Cola; By ©1011
The New World Order Series – Coca Cola, March 2020; By ©1011Plastic fragments collected on the beach, Terrigal (New South Wales, Australia) By © 1011 In the spirit of Maria Sibylla Merian’s 18th century naturalistic plates, The New World Order Series is composed of drawings of fish stamped with the logos of the most polluting […]
Bioplastics contain substances that are as toxic as those in ordinary plastics
Bioplastics are in fact just as toxic as other plastics, according to an article recently published in Environment International.
The plastic myth and the misunderstood triangle
Of all the plastic we’ve ever produced, only 9% has been recycled. So what happened to all that plastic you’ve put in the recycling bin over the years?
Scientists Found A New Way To Break Down the Most Common Plastic
Researchers develop an efficient, low-energy method for upcycling polyethylene plastic waste into valuable molecules that can be repurposed for further use.
Groundbreaking study finds 13.3 quadrillion plastic fibers in California’s environment
A study in California has laid bare the staggering scale of pollution from plastic microfibers in synthetic clothing – one of the most widespread, yet largely invisible, forms of plastic waste.