Wearing clothes can release even greater quantities of microfibres to the environment than washing them, new research shows.
Colour-changing crabs struggle to camouflage themselves when exposed to noise from ships, new research shows.
One week is all it takes for a piece of plastic floating in the ocean to begin to smell like turtle food.
Plastics are a victim of their own success, so inexpensive, easy to use and versatile that the world is awash in plastic waste.
Cyanobacteria - colloquially also called blue-green algae - can produce oil from water and carbon dioxide with the help of light.
Though not as prevalent in the atmosphere as carbon dioxide, methane is a far more potent greenhouse gas.
Current air pollution studies largely rely upon aerosol mass spectrometers, most of which can only measure submicron aerosol (PM1) species—particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter less than 1 μm.
On Feb. 18 a new era began in an international effort to improve air quality science and forecasting around the world to help reduce the impact of air pollution on human health and the environment.
NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) measures the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere over urban areas to help researchers better characterize the sources and sinks of the greenhouse gas.
Newcastle University research has uncovered the presence of plastic in a new species of deep-sea amphipods which has been discovered in one of the deepest places on earth.
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