With more than 90 percent of the world's plastic going unrecycled, garbage patches the size of Mexico are cropping up around the world. Can they ever be cleaned up?
Scientists are studying the stomachs of Alaskan seabirds to discover the extent to which plastic pollution is impacting wildlife and human populations in the Aleutian Islands.
On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, staff writer Kate Wheeling and digital director Max Ufberg sit down with KCRW's Jonathan Bastian.
New research shows the extent to which our dependence on plastic is infecting, damaging, and killing coral reefs from Thailand to Australia.
Warming oceans and intensifying winds are combining to speed decay of coastal ice.
Such predictions could help fisheries prepare for the future.
Scientists are arguing for a radical new approach to marine planning in tropical coastal environments.
Most scientists oppose Russ George's efforts to fix the world's climate. But who's going to do something about it?
It's taken a while, but all of science is waking up to the idea that global warming is, well, global.