pollution

Can the Construction Industry Solve the World’s Plastic Crisis?

Making roads and buildings with the plastic we trash could potentially avert synthetic Armageddon — but there’s a hell of a lot of plastic hurdles in the way

Is Mountain Air Less of a Coronavirus Risk Than City Air?

You could hypothetically catch COVID-19 just as easily in a rural area, and you might even be worse off because of it

What Would Have Happened to Wilson After ‘Cast Away’?

An oceanographer, a marine biologist, a ship captain and the former CEO of FedEx weigh in

What Are Microplastics, and Why Are They in My Sushi?

‘Life in plastic, it’s not fantastic’ — Fish, pretty much