Even babies consume large amounts of microplastics

Even babies consume large amounts of microplastics

In all, infants consume as many as 1.6 million polypropylene microplastic particles on average every single day.

A marine protected area is long overdue to save the Antarctic’s fragile ecosystem

A marine protected area is long overdue to save the Antarctic’s fragile ecosystem

Just 5% of the Southern Ocean is protected, leaving biodiversity hotspots exposed to threats from human activity.

New Arctic permafrost clues lie at the bottom of the sea

New Arctic permafrost clues lie at the bottom of the sea

Emissions released from thawing Arctic Ocean permafrost mean there is even less room for GHG emissions if we're to meet

Global warming is detectable even at the ocean floor

Global warming is detectable even at the ocean floor

Everywhere they looked the scientists observed a warming trend of 0.02 to 0.04 Celsius between 2009 and 2019.

Wasting waste: we must do better on recycling plastic

Wasting waste: we must do better on recycling plastic

Current recycling commitments will only reduce annual plastic flows to the ocean by 7%. That's depressingly low.

Racing to save koalas from future bushfires

Racing to save koalas from future bushfires

Across Australia as many as 30,000 koalas died in the fires last summer.

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Tackling the scourge of plastic in the oceans is a must

Plastic waste has reached catastrophic proportions in the oceans and it is increasing further still.

Digitalization can help post-COVID European economies become greener

“For us, the 2030 target is ambitious, it’s achievable and it is beneficial for Europe,” a senior EU official says.

Could Covid-19 increase acceptance of nuclear technologies?

The role of the nuclear industry in these times is largely unknown among the public, and it’s here that the industry has the greatest chance to increase general acceptance.

Plastic waste has skyrocketed during the pandemic, but there is hope

More and more customers in Europe are fully aware of the need for recycling and reusing.