Science vs Plastic: Nurdles

Science vs Plastic: Nurdles

Parley Mexico is joining forces with researchers at the Austin Marine Science Institute to help track tiny pellets at the heart of the global plastic trade.

Science vs Plastic: Detecting the threat

Science vs Plastic: Detecting the threat

Dr. Sarah-Jeanne Royer explains how researchers use infrared spectroscopy to identify different types of plastic and work out where it's coming from.

Science vs Plastic: Corals

Science vs Plastic: Corals

Researchers at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment have found that corals actually like the taste of plastic particles.

Science vs Plastic: Fishing Nets

Science vs Plastic: Fishing Nets

In the first in our new series, oceanographer Dr. Sarah-Jeanne Royer investigates the growing problem of fishing nets washing ashore.