The Red Sea has relatively low amounts of floating plastic debris in its surface waters due to fewer sources or faster removal. Researchers are mapping global patterns of marine plastic pollution as...
| Victoria Allen for the Daily Mail
A single clothes wash creates millions of plastic fibres which threaten our oceans, a study has found. Scientists say people are producing plastic ‘microfibre’ waste from their fleeces and polyester...
| Sean Poulter Consumer Affairs Editor For The Daily Mail
Charities are calling for a 5p charge on plastic bottles with the proceeds going to good causes, rather than being returned to shoppers. The idea comes from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), which...
| Phoebe Weston For Mailonline
A lobster found with a Pepsi logo 'tattoo' has sparked concerns about the extent of litter in the world's oceans. The lobster was found off the coast of New Brunswick by a woman who drinks around 12...
| Cecile Borkhataria For Dailymail.com
Do you find yourself constantly checking your smartphone? On public transportation, at work and even while having drinks with your friends? If so, a new substitute plastic phone could help you quell...
| Victoria Allen, Science Correspondent For The Daily Mail
Sea creatures in one of the deepest places on Earth have been found for the first time with plastic fibres in their stomachs. Crustaceans almost seven miles down in the darkest depths of the Pacific...
| Catherine Chapman For Mailonline
A panda cub tries to stuff itself into a plastic bucket with help from its sibling in an adorable video from a breeding facility in China. The giant panda cub is only a few months old, but according...