Plastic found in the stomachs of dead ocean birds reveals the Pacific Ocean off the northwest coast of North America to be more polluted than was realized.
A dead beaked whale with mysterious injuries on its face recently washed up on a California beach. Experts are unsure why the animal died or even which species it belongs to.
A once-in-a-century wave that struck a cargo ship 25 years ago caused the worst toy-related environmental disaster of all time, known as the Great Lego Spill.
These bacteria usually eat natural polyesters, like those found in the outer coating of plant cells.
Scientists have figured out a way to convert plastic waste into vanilla flavoring with genetically engineered bacteria, according to a new study.
A burning container ship dumped tons of plastic debris onto Sri Lanka's beaches, prompting a widespread environmental disaster.
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