An Unlikely Source of Plastic Pollution + Other Stories
Every week, we corral the best wellness stories from around the internet—just in time for your weekend bookmarking. This week: two champions of women’s rights win the Nobel Peace Prize, a look at the fast-approaching deadline to put an end to climate change, and how our clothes have become a major contributor to ocean pollution.
The rise of inexpensive synthetic materials is contributing to the grave problem of microplastic pollution.
An inexpensive new test may help detect preeclampsia—a potentially life-threatening condition affecting pregnant women.
The Washington Post
It’s vital common knowledge: We need to drastically cut our carbon emissions.
The New York Times
We’re thrilled to see these incredible awards go to Nadia Murad and Dr. Denis Mukwege, two brave, heroic people who have risked their lives to shed light on critical women’s issues.