Lack of safe drinking water is accelerating the crisis in Venezuela, as illnesses transmitted by contaminated water are on the rise.
Marine animals around the world are threatened by plastic trash overwhelming our oceans. Download this free Earth Day poster and spread the word!
The unsightly plastics that clog the ocean and defile beaches often cannot be recycled. One major U.S. company has a plan to recycle one soda can or bottle for every one sold, while another has pioneered a novel way to recycle beach plastic.
The November 28–30 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India will shine a spotlight on women entrepreneurs like Sasha Kramer who are changing lives.
Since 1985, millions of people have removed a supertanker's weight of plastic trash from beaches as part of the annual International Coastal Cleanup Day.
Managing waste so that it doesn’t end up in our oceans is a worldwide challenge. Get tips from researcher Jenna Jambeck on how to reduce plastic pollution.
A water wheel in Baltimore, named "Mr. Trash Wheel" by residents, is churning up ideas for cleaning coastal cities around the world.
The Cerro Verde copper mine built a wastewater treatment plant for Arequipa, Peru, solving the town's clean water needs as well as its own.
American companies are recycling nylon from tons of nets collected in fishing villages along Chile’s Pacific coast and in the Philippines.