Latest Ocean plastics posts


We Explain What Ocean Plastic Patches Are And How They Form

There are about 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Here's how they got there.


Ten ‘Stealth Microplastics’ To Avoid If You Want To Save The Ocean

Government legislation on plastic consumption, even if adopted worldwide, wouldn’t actually wipe out “microplastics” in the environment. Microplastics are hidden in many places - here's where to find them.


There's Plastic In Our Drinking Water. So What Can We Do About It?

Would you ever suspect that you're drinking plastic? This study shows it's contaminating our tap water all over the world.


Is There A Way To Truly Eradicate Plastic From The Oceans?

Many scientists and entrepreneurs have taken on the challenge to devise a plan in cleaning up the oceans; one of note has been the young Dutch inventor, Boyan Slat.


​Amazing innovations transforming plastic waste into a useful resource

Check out some of the incredible ways people around the world are turning trash into treasure


Hong Kong’s rubbish problem can be seen from space

Here's why mountains of rubbish are washing up on Hong Kong's beaches


Edible, biodegradable six-pack rings for beers

Beers plus environmental benefits? Yes please, we'll drink to that!


Why ocean pollution is a risk to your health

Your rubbish is ending up in the oceans, inside fish, and back into your plate


[Watch] The impact of plastic on the environment

A short video clip that will truly open your eyes