The Great British Beach Clean seeks thousands of volunteers
A round-Britain sailing expedition is setting sail from Plymouth today with an all-female crew on board, ready to sample UK waters for plastic pollution
Environment Secretary Michael Gove has pledged action to reduce plastic waste choking our oceans as he set out his ambition for the UK to lead the world in environmental protection.
The Ocean Cleanup is to start extracting plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch within the next 12 months.
Henderson Island, one of the world’s most remote islands in the South Pacific, has been found to be littered with an estimated 37.7million pieces of plastic.