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Scientists Find Microplastics in Lake Tahoe for the First Time
Scientists are finding microplastics in Lake Tahoe—one of the world's clearest lakes and the largest alpine lake in North America—for the first time. The lake straddles the state line between California and ...
August 28, 2019
Mimi Nguyen Ly
Teen’s 2019 Google Science Fair Project Could Eliminate Microplastics From the Ocean, Wins First Prize
The planet is in desperate need of a cleanup, and sometimes it seems like there just doesn't seem ...
August 7, 2019
Plastic: What You Didn’t Know You Were Eating Every Day
You are likely unknowingly eating a credit card’s worth of tiny pieces of plastic every week. A new study for World Wildlife Fund ...
July 18, 2019
Adidas Sold 1 Million Eco-Friendly Shoes Made From Ocean Plastic, Plans 11 Million More
Purchasing shoes made from disposed plastics may be the way of the future after one company turned millions ...
June 9, 2019
‘Non trivial dose’: North Americans Consume Tens of Thousands of Microplastics Annually
New research suggests North Americans eat, drink and inhale tens of thousands of tiny plastic particles every year. ...
June 5, 2019
The Canadian Press
Microplastics Found in Human Feces for the First Time
LONDON—Scientists have found tiny pieces of plastic in human stool for the first time, suggesting they may now ...
October 23, 2018
How Tiny Pieces of Plastic in Our Oceans Are ‘Terrifying’
For years, fish have been feeding on tiny pieces of plastic in the ocean, mistaking them for food. ...
August 2, 2016
Microplastics in the Ocean: Biologists Study Effects on Marine Animals
Uptake of large plastic items by birds and fish may cause blockage of the gastrointestinal tract and severe ...
December 25, 2014
Alfred Wegener Institute
More Than 5 Trillion Pieces of Plastic in the World’s Oceans
5.25 trillion — that's a conservative estimate of just how many pieces of plastic are swirling around the ...
December 16, 2014
Hong Kong Reopens After Weekend of Clashes, Protests
New York Times Issues Major Correction to Story About Brett Kavanaugh
New York Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Health Concerns
Isabel van Brugen
Company That Makes Prescription Painkiller OxyContin Files for Bankruptcy Protection Amid Lawsuits
‘Laundromat’ Sheds Light on the Shadowy World of Tax Havens and Shell Companies
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Oil Prices Surge 15% After Attack on Saudi Facilities Hits Global Supply
Trump Authorizes Release of Oil From US Strategic Petroleum Reserve After Saudi Attacks