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Expert comment: Tackling ocean pollution will take much more than banning straws

Dr Jessica Savage, a marine ecology expert from Warwick's School of Cross Faculty Studies comments on the sperm whale found on the Isle of Harris with a 100kg 'litter ball' in its stomach.


Dr Soroush Abolfathi comments on the Scottish Government's ban on plastic-stemmed cotton buds

"a very positive move towards reducing plastic waste" - Dr Soroush Abolfathi from the Warwick Water Research Group comments on the decision of the Scottish Government to ban plastic-stemmed cotton buds.


Expert comment on the Grande America oil spill

French authorities have warned that an oil slick is heading towards the Nouvelle-Aquitaine coastline after an Italian cargo ship sank in the Atlantic. Dr Jessica Shepherd , Senior Teaching Fellow in Global Sustainable Development at the University of Warwick, explains the environmental risks.


Dr Christopher Strelluf on the Collins Dictionary 2018 word of the year

Dr Christopher Strelluf expert in linguistics, comments on the Collins Word of the Year List 2018, which includes the words ‘single-use’, ‘gammon’ and ‘gaslight’.