A student group examined the types of microplastics entering the river, and created a way for citizen scientists to help with the research.
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Fossil fuel companies are ramping up production of virgin plastics, with huge potential consequences for climate and the environment.
The PlastiX-Snow project will track microplastics that contaminate Earth’s most remote and pristine locations.
A student research project unveils that tiny plastics in laundry detergents and fabrics could potentially have a big impact on ocean health.
Plastic pollution can feel overwhelming, but here are some concrete actions we can all take to make a difference.
Plastic microbeads, common in soap, toothpaste and other consumer products, are flooding waters. A team from Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory is doing the first large-scale assessment of their impact on New York’s waterways.