Seabirds are consuming plastic waste that they fish out of the water.
Scientists have developed a natural, biodegradeable plastic from chitinous crustacean shells.
There's so much plastic pollution in the environment, that plastic infused stones, or plastiglomerates, are forming all over the world.
Shrilk—a mixture of silk and shrimp shells—is a game-changer for biodegradable plastics.
Everyone knows seatbelts save lives. But do you know how they work?
We tend to think of glass as fragile--but in fact, glass is pretty strong stuff.
A discovery by students at Yale University might one day mean we can throw plastic into the compost pile.
Fish have been eating plastic in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. This has scientists concerned about long term effects on the environment.
Ever wonder what actually happens when recycling plastics? Learn about the process on this Moment of Science.
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