New research shows the extent to which our dependence on plastic is infecting, damaging, and killing coral reefs from Thailand to Australia.
The man-made material basically never breaks down, but we keep making more and more of it.
For the first time ever, molecules of plastic have been found outside of planet Earth.
You make it, you pay. Why should taxpayers foot the bill for recycling all of that wasteful plastic?
In the United States, attempts to put an end to plastic bags have been a local affair. But that doesn't mean there aren't efforts for a national ban.
Recognizing the problems of a plastic-choked ocean, the Trash Free Seas Alliance aims to rid the seas of its islands of flip-flops, soda bottles, and plastic bags.