Expecting to see huge volumes of plastic in the world's oceans, a team of researchers finds otherwise.
For one lost containeer, an underwater robot found it nearly 4,200 feet below the ocean's surface.
A fantastical water vessel cleans pollution from waterways, transports travelers and also serves as a floating garden.
One of the highest points in the Maldives is an island made of trash.
The awe-inspiring offspring of our industriousness can live through the ages, but the gross byproducts of our civilization can also cause lasting damage.
Disease-causing microorganisms use floating plastic trash as rafts to ride the oceans' currents and invade ecosystems. Continue reading â†’
Oceanic life is colonizing garbage littered on the ocean floor.
Oyster mushrooms can rid the world of the diaper disposal problem. Next question: would you eat these bottom feeders?
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