Plastic pollution has been discussed more recently through headlines and news stories of trash islands and marine death. Read about the crisis here.
In 1992, scientists published a letter warning of the terrible environmental impact humanity was having. In 2017, scientists published a grim follow-up.
Plastic water pollution is an epidemic in our oceans, lakes and tap water. Not even bottled water is safe! So how do we address the problem of plastic pollution?
After a sobering report published in February on the dangers of neonicotinoids to bee populations, scientists called for a pesticide ban. In April, the European Union agreed to ban major pesticides containing these nerve agents from all fields. Read about it here!
The coffee giant is thinking of the future with the NextGen Cup Challenge to invent a completely compostable cup. Read about the eco-friendly effort here!