Latest microplastic News

Engaging science grants spark STEM interest and protect environment
Drowning in waste: Plastic pollution in Australia’s oceans and waterways report tabled
UN expert: Maldives stuck between a rock and hard place
Decoding the Remagine Art Prize: your essential guide to entry success
University to share in $40 million to combat plastic waste
New research centres to tackle methane emissions and plastic pollution
Recycling Hero, I’m Plastic Free
Merino swim shorts continue making splash on market
UN experts warn of “toxic tidal wave” as plastic pollutes environment and threatens human rights
Australian Merino Wool in New Runners
Science influences art in marine inspired exhibition
World Food Forum: Youth leaders ask policy makers to step up efforts to bring about real change
Wear Wool, Not Fossil Fuel: dangers of synthetic fibres highlighted in striking new global campaign
Merino swim shorts make splash across world
Animation highlights importance of microplastics research in driving water company investigations
First evidence of microplastics in Antarctic snow – new NZ research
World’s most remote oceans are polluted with microplastics: study
Researchers use machine learning to speed up counting of microplastics
Australia-India Indo-Pacific Oceans Initiative Partnership grant recipients
Eating plastic makes for smaller mussels
UN human rights experts urge treaty to address ‘plastic tide’
‘chemical cocktail’ of sewage, slurry and plastic is polluting English rivers
Plastics in agrifood systems: good, bad and ugly
Angela Loh ’23 is engineering for impact
Fishing for solutions to plastic problem
Bianca finds bird call too strong to ignore
Wools eco rating challenge in EU
NZ study finds airborne microplastics directly impact climate change
Microplastics are in air we breathe and in Earth’s atmosphere, and they affect climate
Reducing plastic in gardens
Maldives records highest micro plastic pollution