A massive "trash tsunami" overwhelming Hong Kong's beaches has the residents are asking: where is all the garbage coming from? Mounds of waste clog HK's shores, with 85 tons of trash piling up in the first nine days of July alone.
The iconic puffin, a bird being considered as one of 10 candidates to be the UK's national bird, may be in trouble. Experts are finding a disturbing amount of plastic in the bellies of puffins around the Isle of May, and they say this could spell for severe ecological consequences.
Experts have recently developed a new computer model that they hope will help them answer an important environmental mystery: "Who's to blame for the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?"