solutions to plastic pollution

Global action alone can’t tackle plastic pollution; innovation, creativity may hold key

Plastic pollution also has a lifetime cost -- the plastic output of 2019 would be around $3.7 trillion, more than the GDP of most world nations. Read more »
Marine plastic pollution is a major threat to the planet.

Marine pollution: Annual plastic waste flows into water bodies could top 53 mt

Renewed efforts to mitigate plastic pollution may fall short of requirement, says a study by researchers at the University of Toronto. Read more »
plastic waste pollution on the rise

Marine pollution: 1.3 trillion tonnes of plastic waste to be dumped by 2040

At least 710 million tonnes of plastic will be generated even if governments take concerted action to reduce waste, say researchers from University of Leeds. Read more »
Eurythenes plasticus

New deep-sea species found with plastic in body

Traces of plastic in the body of the new species, Eurythenes plasticus, highlight the issue of marine plastic pollution. Read more »