A salp which is a jellyfish-like species known as zooplankton that brings carbon dioxide to the ocean floor where it is stored. Photograph: Ken O’Sullivan/Sea Fever Productions

Microscopic pieces of plastic consumed by plankton in the world’s oceans could be affecting the marine organisms’ ability to capture carbon dioxide, I(...)

The spotted lanternfish. The fish inhabits the deep Atlantic Ocean and is succumbing to microplastic pollution.

Plastic pollution is affecting marine life in some of the most remote parts of the Atlantic Ocean with almost three quarters of a sample of more than (...)