Researchers dug holes in the sand. The holes were filled with plastic.
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A 210-foot-long (64 meters) monster made from grease and used baby-wipes has clogged up a sewer in Sidmouth in southwestern England.
A hazardous, ozone-depleting compound is still being used in China, even though it is banned worldwide by the Montreal Protocol, a new study finds.
Hurricane Florence caused huge problems with pollution and runoff in rivers, which these stark NASA images reveal.
The harmful effects of air pollution affect far more than a person's respiratory system; previous research has found that it can also hurt babies in the womb.
Millions of Americans apply personal care products every morning before heading to work or school. But these products don't stick to our bodies permanently.
More than 80 plastic bags were found clogging the stomach of a small male pilot whale that died in Thailand on Friday (June 1), just days before World Ocean Day on June 8.
There are some very good reasons why you shouldn't panic about a study reporting microplastics in bottled water.
A research plane detected a single particle of enriched uranium over Alaska's Aleutian Islands. The particle's origin is a mystery.