Tag Ecology - results: 33

Norway recycles 97% of the plastic bottles. Her technique is impressive

what Norway has succeeded better than any other country, so it is in the processing of plastic waste. If the U.S. level of reuse of plastic reaches only 30%, in the Nordic country, this figure reaches unimaginable 97%, and in the ...

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2019-03-11

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The deep ocean turned into "bins" for plastic waste

Plastic waste heavily pollute the environment, and this process is very difficult to stop. Researchers from Newcastle University in the UK found that non-degradable garbage is not only on the surface of the Earth, but in the depth...

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2019-03-02

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Found a simple way to turn plastic waste into fuel

The global and one of the worst problems facing right now is the abundance of plastic waste. According to the calculations of ecologists, landfills and oceans is currently about 5 billion tons of plastic, releasing toxic chemicals...

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2019-02-10

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Carbon dioxide can be recycled into electricity and hydrogen fuel

If we want to avoid in this century the rise in global temperatures more than 1.5 degrees Celsius, not enough to cut carbon emissions — we must also make every effort to reduce the existing stock of carbon dioxide in the atm...

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2019-01-22

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The fight against air pollution in China has any dangerous side effect

Thousands of factories around the world every day pollute the air of the planet with harmful substances, which reduce the duration of life of the people. It is believed that this problem is particularly relevant in China — which i...

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2019-01-03

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Created a biodegradable plastic, the production of which generally there is no waste

Plastic waste is a very important problem for the ecology of our planet. Take at least the Great Pacific garbage patch, the problem with that is . Now there is no dearth of projects for the production of biodegradable plastic, but...

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2018-12-26

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The most ambitious mission to clean the ocean from plastic garbage didn't work

In September 2018 rather ambitious and promising project The Ocean Cleanup. He had to help deal with very serious environmental problem — pollution of the Pacific ocean plastic garbage. On paper the system proposed by the au...

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2018-12-08

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Joint country action helped to strengthen the ozone layer of the Earth

Ozone, as a chemical element, very dangerous for the human body. However, being at an altitude of 20 km, it protects our planet from ultraviolet rays that can cause cancer in humans skin and cause global warming. To prevent destru...

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2018-11-08

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Scientists from Stanford have figured out how to get from carbon dioxide in the hydrocarbon fuel

Emissions of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere over the last several decades has greatly crippled the ecology of our planet. That is why more and more developments in the field of creation of means to reduce carbon dioxide emission...

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2018-10-28

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Tiny octopus-killers reminded about the contamination of oceans

there are a huge number of living creatures of different sizes and types. Scientists are constantly studying them and often make unexpected discoveries. For example, in February 2018, they learned that sea stars living in oceans, ...

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2018-10-27

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Environmentalists believe that the modern lawn more harm than good

a Group of local environmentalists, one from Australia, one from Sweden, outlined in a paper published in the journal Science, his view of the modern rethinking of the lawn. In his work Maria Ignatieva and Marcus Hedblom note that...

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2018-10-13

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Mosquito larvae learned to eat plastic. Why is that bad?

Plastic with the undoubted advantages like convenience and versatility very badly decomposed. And pollution plastic waste in recent years has become a big problem. Recently a group of researchers from the UK during the study of mo...

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2018-09-19

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Launched the most ambitious mission to clean the ocean from plastic waste

pollution of the oceans with plastic waste in recent years is increasing concern among ecologists. This threatens not only the survival of marine species, but also for the entire planet as a whole. And literally this weekend at th...

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2018-09-09

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The most important of all the "weather" in the house

Residents of Metropolitan areas know that it is often the environmental situation leaves much to be desired, but most people just live with it and not think about the cleanliness of the air. There are those who truly monitor the s...

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2018-08-31

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Scientists have proposed another explanation for the mass extinction in Earth's history

Permian extinction, which occurred 252,2 ± 0.5 million years ago was the most severe challenge for life on Earth. As a result of this environmental disaster had destroyed 96 percent of marine and 70 percent of terrestrial vertebra...

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2018-08-29

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Contact lenses are harmful to the oceans. Do not rinse them down the drain

People with poor eyesight as an alternative to more conservative points less visible use contact lenses. Options of contact lenses on the market are a great many, but typically, this product serves its master very long – from seve...

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2018-08-21

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Scientists have created water-soluble plastic

the Problem of pollution with plastic waste and their derivatives is particularly acute the first year and many scientists from around the world are trying to solve it. However, it is possible that a group of Chilean scientists ha...

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2018-07-26

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Samsung fully switch to renewable energy sources by 2020

Samsung has announced plans to translate the work of their American, European and Chinese units on renewable energy within two years. The company has already succeeded considerably in this respect in Korea – where the company has ...

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2018-06-14

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To obtain fuel from the air and clean up the planet? Easy!

the Amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere is growing steadily, so the question of air purification our planet is becoming increasingly urgent. But why not use this gas to create a fuel and at the same time save the pl...

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2018-06-11

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Russian miners will turn off their farms in the "Earth Hour"

the Annual event «Earth Hour» is an initiative of the world wildlife Fund. The aim of the campaign — to draw attention to the problems of our planet. During the campaign, WWF calls on all concerned to turn off thei...

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2018-03-24

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