Too many small yachts and speedboats are simply being abandoned to shed toxins and microplastics into the sea.
The discovery that such a common animal can rapidly produce vast numbers of nanoplastics is particularly worrying.
Plastic flows to the world's waterbodies could double over the next two decades.
Our research on a remote Antarctic island found microplastics in the intestines of tiny animals.
We must stop using biosolids for farmlands immediately, especially when alternative ways to recycle wastewater sludge already exist.
To inner west Sydneysiders, the Cooks River is known to be particularly polluted. But after a storm, microplastic particles increased more than 40 fold.
Unless we know what is in the ocean, we can’t protect the biggest part of the planet.
Nigeria's government must encourage citizens to embrace a system where plastic never become waste.