Plastic soup = poisonous soup

More and more plastic waste is ending up in our oceans and seas. Due to the effects of weathering, sunlight and wave action, this plastic reduces to smaller particles. This leads to serious pollution. The oceans occupy 72% of the earth’s surface and they are our principal source of oxygen.

Hormone disruptors cause infertility in dogs

Hormone disrupting chemicals can cause infertility and birth defects in man’s best friend. These... Read More

Politics Plume 2016: nominees

2016 was an important year in the fight against plastic microbeads and other microplastics in pe... Read More

European ban on personal care products containing microplastics

Some products contain plastic particles. These particles are washed down the drain with every us... Read More

Pathogenic bacteria travel the waters on microplastics

In a recent study, evidence shows that the Vibrio spp. genus of bacteria can populate floating p... Read More

Microplastics: international recognition for a new environmental problem in inland waterways

Microplastics do not just cause pollution in inland waterways, they also damage the environment.... Read More

Microbeads turn fish into toxic food

For the first time there is hard evidence that sorbed pollutants from microbeads used in a speci... Read More

Momentum for European ban on microplastics in down the drain products

The Italian three-master Amerigo Vespucci is sailing to a number of European ports to raise awar... Read More

How sick are we becoming from plastic?

Doctors raise the alarm and call for more research How sick are we becoming from plastic? SCHEVE... Read More