It Rains Microplastics in Southern France

It’s easy to talk about pollution that’s far away. It doesn’t concern us--it’s deep in the oceans, in poor underdeveloped countries, with people who...

Top 14 Foods Linked to High Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The idea that eating less does good both to your organism and the environment is already well-established, but nobody really quite tackled the issue...

Mushrooms – Nature’s Recyclers and Pollution-Zappers

For ages, man has eaten mushrooms as a gustatory delight, some even to the point of intoxication like medicine men and other people out...

How Microplastics Threaten Ocean Life Cycle

Micronizing ocean plastics may likely be responsible for a waste-associated species population decline or extinction event. As ocean plastics continue to micronize, smaller and...
Chinese Graphite Extraction (and Pollution) Linked to Increased Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

“Graphite Rain” in China Linked to Lithium-Ion Battery Demand

Graphite is one of the main components in lithium-ion battery technology, which is found in everything from smartphones to electric vehicles. Unfortunately, shoddy graphite...

Floating Bins Cleaning Up Marinas Worldwide

“If we have rubbish bins on land, then why not in the water?” It was this simple question that led surfers Pete Ceglinski and...

Dutch Students Make Leather from Fruit Waste

Dutch students have developed a method to convert fruit and vegetable waste into "fruit leather", which can then be made into trendy handbags. Regardless of...

Indonesia Oil Spill Kills Five People

A leak from an underwater pipeline of state-owned oil firm Pertamina, first reported on March 31st in Borneo, led the Indonesian government to declare...

Cleaning Oil Spills with Abundant Earth Magnet

For decades, oil spills have devastated our marine ecosystem.  On the record, there have been about 13 large-scale oil spills all over the globe,...

Bioplastics Made from Parsley Stems and Rice Hulls Reduce Both Bio- and Plastic Waste

Plastic pollution has reached incredible levels in a space of just a decade or so. Not only that people's careless waste disposal behaviour has...