Plastic pollution in the Firth of Forth is much worse than previously thought, according to research by Dundee University.
Action, not talk, is needed to tackle the growing problem of plastic pollution on beaches.
MPs on both sides of the Forth have joined forces to fight the menace of nurdles.
It was used toilet paper. The scrap floated past, like seaweed. For the first swim of the holiday, it wasn’t a good start. We are promised paradise, but get partially decayed toilet paper in the salty waters of the Mediterranean.
Zero Waste Scotland has been encouraged by the response to its plastic deposit return scheme survey at Deep Sea World.
A shocking image taken on a Forth island illustrates the scourge of plastic for marine life.
A Forfar chip shop’s approach to using sustainable packaging has been hailed by a local councillor as part of a drive to encourage the use of more environmentally friendly products.
Heart-breaking documentary footage of a dead whale calf has prompted a reminder that plastic pollution is a killer round shores close to home.
Skipper, ocean advocate, artist and environmental campaigner Emily Penn is leading a Round Britain sailing expedition to draw attention to the plastic pollution, and its potential health implications, in our seas. Michael Alexander spoke to her about the campaign.