Kids rice snacks in Australia contain arsenic above EU guidelines: study
Rice snacks for kids found in Australian supermarkets contain arsenic at levels above European safety guidelines, a new study shows.
Floral foam adds to microplastic pollution problem: study
As the cut flower industry hits one of its busiest periods, new RMIT research has shown that the water-absorbing green floral foam used by florists is contributing to the world’s microplastic problem.
How Antarctica’s ultimate survivor is helping lighten our footprint
Tiny and virtually indestructible, the “moss piglet” is one of Antarctica’s toughest inhabitants. Now it’s helping us understand how to better protect this most extreme and vulnerable environment.
From the burbs to the bay: GPS tracking reveals how litter travels
In a Victorian-first citizen science project, GPS-tracked bottles will be released in suburban waterways around Melbourne to reveal precisely how litter makes its way from our streets to our beaches.