From the deep sea to Arctic ice, oceans are under enormous stress from millions of tons of plastic trash, which can remain in the environment for centuries.
Industrial engineer Paul Tasner creates biodegradable packaging that would offer the same quality as its plastic counterparts.
Those watching the Opening Ceremony and viewing the Olympic Games see climate change as a major theme, from sustainable food to recycled medals.
Many in the renewable energy industry are looking to turn a potential landfill problem into a profitable recycling opportunity.
Athletes from around the world will be vying for Olympic and Paralympic medals during this year's games in Rio. But these medals have some special details.
Malikca Cummings, founder of an e-waste recycling company in the Caribbean, will be attending the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in California.
The streets of Beirut are finally getting cleared of the heaps of trash that have mounted ever since Lebanon’s largest landfill closed nearly a year ago.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry knows that our ocean is threatened and how this affects people around the world. “We all have to take action,” he says.
A new way to make money and help the environment is the circular economy. This process involves reusing materials to prevent waste from reaching landfills.