The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may be developing permanent features, such as trash islands.
The Costa Concordia is finally on its way to Genoa.
Livestock burping, flatulence and manure was the source of more than 13 million tons of methane gas in 2004. Continue reading →
Microplastics -- tiny particles formed from the degrading of plastic trash -- are filling the planet's oceans and pose an increasing threat to marine animals. Continue reading →
A visualization by NOAA drives home the amount of damage that humans are doing to the world's oceans. Continue reading →
Expecting to see huge volumes of plastic in the world's oceans, a team of researchers finds otherwise.
Now that summer is here, a trip to the beach should bring familiar smells: seawater, sunscreen and, depending where you live, sewage. One in ten recreational beaches in the United States isn't fit for swimming, according to a new report.
Hundreds of thousands of people scrape out a living picking through garbage in Brazil. About 850 of them have been recruited to work in Brazil's 12 host stadiums.
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