World Environment Day 2023

A new era for Europe?

The 2024 European Parliament highlights emerging right-wing influence and pressing issues from climate action to youth voter disengagement.

Whether microplastic particles cause long-term damage is uncertain but reducing our exposure to them will be wise.

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There is no escape from them as they are in the air we breathe and in the everyday products we use.

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Measuring microplastics in humans is challenging but researchers already have preliminary figures.

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To reduce the threat of microplastics in our bodies, we need to reduce the use of plastics in the environment.

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More Indonesians are eating fish as part of their regular diet but microplastics do make it risky. There are ways to mitigate that risk.

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Scientists are warning against grave long-term consequences.

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There’s a lot to learn about the health effects of microplastics, but as humans consume more of it there is intensifying urgency to uncover the full picture.

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Malaysia wants to get rid of single-use plastic by 2030. Bioplastics may help it get there.

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For producers of microplastic ‘nurdle’ pellets, the price of packaging is often more than the cost of letting it spill into the ocean.

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