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You might be eating and drinking microplastics that weigh as much as a credit card every week: Study

Shellfish, beer and salt recorded the highest levels of plastic content, according to the World Wildlife Fund.

14 Orang Asli have died after an outbreak, and experts are blaming environmental destruction for their declining health

Due to logging and pollution, many of the Bateq people are malnourished, or "skin and bones", one expert said.
Marine life, particularly fish, are victims of low-oxygen "dead zones": areas of ocean severely lacking in oxygen.

The ‘dead zone’ in the Gulf of Mexico may grow to the size of Massachusetts this summer. That could make seafood more expensive.

The Gulf of Mexico's "dead zone" is an area of oxygen-starved water off the coast. Its size fluctuates depending on how much run-off enters the ocean.
Fish swim near a plastic fork and a bottle at the Samandag Cevlik Akcay diving site off the coast of Samandag, Turkey on December 6, 2018.

More plastic pollution is swirling in the deep ocean than in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It’s even showing up in the intestines of sea crea...

An exploration of the sea floor in Monterey Bay revealed that the highest amount of microplastics accumulates 2,000 feet below the surface.
Alex Loznak speaks following a court hearing in Eugene, Oregon in March 2016.

21 young people are suing the US government, claiming a constitutional right to a stable climate. Here’s what happened in court.

In a landmark court case, young people are suing the US government over climate change. A panel of judges will decide whether it goes to trial.

Air pollution kills more people each year than smoking — but it’s not the only dangerous pollutant you encounter on a daily basis

Today marks the 35th annual World Environment Day, and this year's focus is air pollution. Here's how various kinds of pollution affect your health.
Robert Downey Jr. announces the Footprint Coalition at Amazon's inaugural re:MARS, June 4, 2019, Las Vegas.

Robert Downey Jr. has vowed to use robotics and AI to significantly clean up the Earth in the next decade

At his talk at Amazon's Machine Learning, Automation, Robotics and Space conference he announced a new initiative called Footprint Coalition.

Malaysian officials are denying claims from a BBC documentary that mountains of plastic trash from Britain were illegally dumped in Perak

Presenter of the BBC One documentary "War On Plastic" Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall had described the wasteland as a “dystopian nightmare” and “a plastic planet”.

Pollution did not cause Melaka river to turn black, officials say – this is the real reason thousands of fish died in the ‘foul smelling&#...

Officials were initially worried that the suspected pollution of the Melaka river could be a repeat of the chemical pollution in Sungai Kim Kim back in April.
Beach debris along the north side of Direction Island in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Scientists found 414 million pieces of trash on these tiny islands in the Indian Ocean — more proof that the plastic problem is out of control

Researchers have discovered that the beaches of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands are drowning in trash. They found 414 million pieces of plastic debris.