Fauna & Flora International argues tougher measures are urgently needed to curb 'entirely preventable' plastic pellet pollution
Research commissioned by Plastic Soup Foundation points to microplastics in feed pellets as possible cause for high content of plastic particles found in meat and dairy
Research prompts calls for stricter legislation and deeper research to curb the prevalence of tiny synthetic polymer particles
University of Plymouth-led study notes that microplastics shed from vehicle tyres are putting millions of square metres of UK waters at risk of contamination.
The negative environmental impact of textiles production is beaten only by food, housing and transport, new research reveals
Project will collect data on wildlife and ocean plastics, as well as test the potential for unmanned vessels to cut cost and emissions from research voyages
Huge numbers of tiny particles of plastics in water supplies are unlikely to post serious health risk, but data is 'extremely limited' UN health body warns
Turkish home appliances giant Arçelik claims its technology can prevent more than 90 per cent of clothing microfibers from polluting water resources