Microorganisms found in worms are effective at biodegrading plastic and styrofoam, research reveals. Continue reading →
You know those little beads in body washes, scrubbers and even toothpaste? Well, they're made of plastic,and if they find their way from our drains out into the ocean it could spell big trouble for all manner of sea life.
A warmer, wetter climate could also boost pollution from cities and farms draining into rivers, lakes and streams.
As small as a grain of sand, the tiny plastic beads are commonly used in personal care products -- and they're getting everywhere.
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
Nobody walks in Los Angeles, and that means lots of cars, lots of exhaust, and a big smoggy sky. Where does L.A. rank among the globe's smog centers?
One spectacular toxic mine waste leak in Colorado is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Continue reading →
Pollution is getting into one of America's great natural wonders. Continue reading →
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