Mermaid Tears Polluting The Ocean

Nurdles are the building blocks for most plastic goods, from single-use water bottles to television sets - they also pose a huge risk to the marine environment. Known also as “mermaid tears”, these small plast...

Buy a Shlurple, save a turtle

It's a video that resonated with us all: a turtle with a single-use straw lodged in its nostril and needing it to be removed. A harrowing watch and a reminder of how marine life is being affected by the huge a...

IBM: VolCat

IBM researchers have come up with a way to chemically separate plastic molecules. VolCat creates a residue that can be re-used to create plastic products. The Big Blue claims that its Volatile Catalyst (Vol...