California is moving toward a future where plastics may help build the roads people drive on.
Up to 12 million tons of plastic debris enter the ocean every year. This has adverse impacts on the health of ocean ecosystems, the integrity of food supplies and people's livelihoods.
Hungary's president called on Ukraine and Romania to stop polluting two major rivers that flow across Hungary after floods in the past weeks brought in "dirty carpets" of plastic bottles from its neighbours.
Host Raj Daniels interviews Dianna Cohen, Co-Founder and CEO of Plastic Pollution Coalition and a passionate advocate against plastic pollution.
A new set of laws took effect Wednesday in Vermont that are designed to protect the environment in a state that has long prided itself on taking care of its natural resources. As of July 1, stores across the state can no longer bag customers' purchases in plastic.
After several failed efforts to cut down on the use of non-biodegradable products, primarily plastics, Greece's New Democracy plans to prohibit single-use plastics, from takeaway coffee cups to cotton buds, as well as straws.
Turkey's multiple world-record holder Sahika Ercumen dived into the Bosphorus Strait on Tuesday to raise awareness about plastic pollution in the seas.
Lead scientist Katie Hayden plans to publish recommendations for products people can use that don't have the harmful chemicals, which are called endocrine-disrupting compounds.
Four of the fellows who participated in the program this year will discuss their ongoing research, activism, and experiences with publishing their ideas in the public sphere.
With job loss and stifled development in the renewable energy sector, economists, politicians, and advocates say policy action is necessary to stay on track.
The pandemic has put public health officials in a perilous place—caught between the common good and the often-toxic American drive for personal freedom.