The world's oceans may contain about 10 times more plastic than the most recent studies suggest.
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 →
Oceanic life is colonizing garbage littered on the ocean floor.
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