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Italian design firm unveils protective hoods that create a cocoon around airplane seats to keep passengers safe while traveling during the coronavirus pandemic The renders suggest placing a plastic shield...

SUPERMARKETS are waiving the plastic bag charge amid the coronavirus crisis from today. This afternoon Environment Secretary George Eustice announced the government has decided to pull the charge, as...

Fatal attraction: Turtles eat plastic waste because it smells like FOOD thanks to an algae coating that clogs up the animals’ insides Researchers studied the behaviour of 15 young loggerhead turtles...

Gruesome haul of plastic pulled from the innards of a young female green sea turtle that washed up dead on a Bali beach reveals the danger human litter poses to marine animals WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The...

PASSENGERS travelling on a plane who are nervous about the spread of coronavirus might want to  check out these portable see-through tents. Originally designed for people to wear while watching football...

Stickering up for the planet! ‘Plastic expiry dates’ start appearing on supermarket products as environmentalists attempt to highlight the impact of packaging Campaigners added the stickers...

Pressure to end plastic packaging in shops could actually be HARMING the environment as retailers adopt materials with higher carbon footprints An independent think tank report was compiled with input...

Stone, Bronze, Iron and now the PLASTIC Age: Scientists say the man-made material has polluted the future fossil record Layers of earth were studied in a coastal region of California dating back to 1834 They...

Plastic pollution that ‘look like rocks and pebbles’ have been found littering British beaches and may be leaking LEAD into the environment The finding was made after researchers studied 165...

The vast swathes of plastic waste that have washed ashore on an uninhabited Pacific island 3,400 miles from civilisation  Floating plastic including buoys garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island  Henderson...

Hailie Mathers grew up in the spotlight thanks to her famous dad Eminem's long and drawn out split from her mum Kimberly Scott. And now at the age of 23, she's been busy making the most of her...

Rich Western nations have been sending tens of millions of tons of plastic waste in developing Southeast Asian countries for decades. It is not clear how much of it got there. Western companies pay for...

Scientists find plastic dusts on MOUNTAIN tops, as well as alarming levels in our oceans and rivers Tiny pieces of polymer, 5mm in size, were found on mountains in the Pyrenees  Strathclyde University...

The scourge of plastic pollution: Waste is one of the major health threats to the world, UN report warns The UN released its Sixth Global Environment Outlook on threats to the world The 700-page report...

A petrel flies over the waves about 25 miles south of Fiji’s remote island of Gau. (AP Photo/BirdLife International) Balloons ingested by seabirds are more deadly to them...

The end to single use plastic: Breaking down discarded containers and mixing them with plant fibres creates a material strong enough to build car parts and wind turbine blades Scientists claim to have...