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Environment 22 Aug 2019 | 3:16 PM

Microplastic: 'We're consuming one credit card a week from various sources'

More and more seafood is consuming micro plastic, and that plastic travels up the food chain and is ending up inside human guts.

World 01 Jul 2019 | 2:47 PM

G20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production - activists

TOKYO (Reuters) - Activists welcomed a goal set by the Group of 20 major economies' to reduce additional plastic trash leaking into the ocean to zero by 2050, but said it avoided getting at the heart of the problem - slashing the output of wasteful, single-use plastics in the first place.

Asia & Oceania 06 Oct 2018 | 6:00 AM

Phuket tackles waste issues, but will others follow suit?

Thailand’s popular resort island Phuket continues to find ways to tackle its waste issues. The question is, though, will other resort islands in South-East Asia follow its lead?

World 02 Sep 2016 | 10:32 AM

Obama visits Midway Atoll, a symbol for his climate, Asia legacy

MIDWAY ATOLL (Reuters) - President Barack Obama snorkelled on Thursday in the electric-blue water off Midway Atoll, a remote coral reef that serves as a reminder of both modern global climate challenges and the United State's dominance in the Pacific since its World War Two victory there.

Environment 31 May 2016 | 7:00 AM

Deaths from environmental degradation threaten global public health

Why addressing the links between environment and health, matters.

Asia & Oceania 31 May 2016 | 6:54 AM

Children, see what garbage is doing to our seas

Recycled materials take the spotlight at Singapore Art Museum’s show inspired by the ocean

Lifestyle 23 Dec 2014 | 3:25 PM

Oceans of plastic: 269,000 tons literally choking the blue

If you think plastic is harmless, don’t be surprised the next time you find bits of plastic in your fish.