A group in American Samoa is trying to clean up after humanity left its mark on their special island ecosystem.
Plastic pollution is piling up on beaches worldwide. From now on, should we focus on cleanup, or prevention — or both?
Plastic-free expert Beth Terry shows how you can save money by investing in reusable alternatives for the things you use.
Brent Alex captured this Mylar Ray, an extrinsic, deflated balloon seemingly swimming at depth, animated by ocean currents instead of wind, in his series "Plastic Species."
The more you stream, the less potential plastic pollution.
Thousands of life vests discarded by those fleeing war have washed up on beaches in Greece, and are being recycled and repurposed to support island emigrants.