Net Free Seas has salvaged 15 tons of waste netting from sea waters in its first year of operation.
The top three plastic polluters India this year according to data received from 2018 - 2020 is Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation Ltd, Unilever and Britannia.
Over a 21-day test period, the team found that the bottles released between 1.3 and 16.2 million plastic microparticles per litre.
The report said that areas with more floating rubbish generally had more microplastic fragments on the seafloor.
World's insatiable appetite for plastic is driving oil producers' future growth: Carbon Tracker report
Plastic production has increased around four percent every year since 2000 and the industry expects that rate of growth to continue, driven mainly by emerging economies.
Tackling menstruation sustainably: How India's battle to provide environment-friendly sanitary pads is far from won
Though the Suvidha Initiative, which Narendra Modi championed in his Independence Day Speech, helped improve access to affordable sanitary pads, the oxo-degradable pads do not meet environmental quality standards
China was the biggest contributor to e-waste with 10.1 million tonnes, second was US with 6.9 million tonnes and India third with 3.2 million tonnes.
Where are the airborne plastics? Scientists find they are in the air we breath, the wind and the skies
Microplastics equivalent to123 million and 300 million plastic bottles rain down in America's western national parks and wilderness areas.
In October, Dutch nonprofit The Ocean Cleanup (TOC) unveiled a solar-powered river-cleaning device called the Interceptor.
The problem of the earth's plastic pollution is too large and complex to simply throw worms at.
Aditya Dubey, 16-year-old boy, pleaded to the NGT to instruct the giants to stop excessive use of plastic packaging.
He believes that climate change can be dealt with by people, all over the world, coming together taking 'collective action.'
India's prime minister urged the nation to stop using single-use plastic but states and cities remained underprepared.
Greenpeace estimates that the waste exceeds 250,000 tonnes even though there is no official figure.
Iconic Pacific bird sanctuary Midway Atoll littered with decomposing carcasses of seabirds with bellies full of plastic
Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are teeming with life
Street artist Daku's question mark-shaped installation channels concerns over plastic at Hyderabad Design Week
Daku has constructed an installation in the shape of a question mark with 3 lakh upcycled plastic bottles, emphasising the impact of single-use plastic. The installation uses solar-powered lights and will be lit through the night
While not a cure, this advance could significantly reduce the near-term impact on global warming.
The captured gas molecules could be made into polyurethane that used in clothing, domestic appliances and packaging.
India's per capita plastic consumption is 11 kilogrammes as compared to 109 kilogrammes that the USA consumes.
Boyan Slat, the founder of The Ocean Cleanup, aims to clean half of the infamous patch within five years.