Sweden is able to recycle 99 percent of their trash, some of which they burn. Why isn't this practiced in the United States?
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 →
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