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The turtles started to eat the plastic. What to do with it?

The turtles started to eat the plastic. What to do with it?

photo sea turtle entangled in a plastic mesh today, the pollution of the Earth with plastic exceeded the worst expectations of scientists. Over 90% of seabird species are already eating plastic. This happens because at least 10% o...

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2019-08-23

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Who said that the microplastics has no harm to the health

Who said that the microplastics has no harm to the health

looks like the microplastics. And it's still pretty «large» its particles In our portal we have not once told you about the related issues . But environmentalists also said that much more dangerous of the so-called micro...

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2019-08-23

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In the Arctic snows with a piece of plastic

In the Arctic snows with a piece of plastic

We just wrote about what constitutes a serious . So, more than half the inhabitants of the sea and ocean depths, including the plankton-eating microplastics. The world press regularly reports about the animals in the stomachs of w...

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2019-08-17

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What is more harmful: the dirty air or cigarette smoke?

What is more harmful: the dirty air or cigarette smoke?

it's pretty hard to believe, but every year because of polluted air in the world dies . Perhaps the air is ruining your health right now because in urban air often has a high content of carbon dioxide, methane, ozone and other har...

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2019-08-16

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Scientists estimate how much mankind has polluted the world's oceans

Scientists estimate how much mankind has polluted the world's oceans

In recent years we have increasingly heard that the environmental situation on our planet . The reasons for this is quite a lot of things, but all of them are somehow connected with human activities. In the specific reasons we nee...

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2019-08-15

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The most toxic city in the world located in Russia

The most toxic city in the world located in Russia

On our planet there are a large number of places that can apply to the human body irreparable harm. For example, in the Pacific ocean is the so-called Marshall Islands, where the American military tested nuclear weapons. This area...

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2019-08-02

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As thrown to the ground cigarette affect the environment?

As thrown to the ground cigarette affect the environment?

According to the world health organization, the number of smokers in the world has already reached the billion mark and many of them throw cigarette butts by the trash bins. However, many do not even realize that the mountain of c...

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2019-07-20

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What would happen if the world will be a forest the size of a continent?

What would happen if the world will be a forest the size of a continent?

Recently, an Australian research team Breakthrough — National Centre for Climate Restoration have declared that global warming can . To somehow slow down the process of global rising temperatures, people need to put on Earth a bil...

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2019-07-07

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The scientists said the impact on the Ground had the presence of holes in the ozone layer

The scientists said the impact on the Ground had the presence of holes in the ozone layer

In June 24 in the journal Nature Sustainability article prepared by group of scientists on the UN assessment of the impact on the environment reported about the complex linkages between ozone layer depletion over Antarctica and UV...

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2019-06-25

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China unveiled its first hydrogen car with a record power reserve

China unveiled its first hydrogen car with a record power reserve

Gasoline cars harm the environment, and the electric — charged for too long, so some car manufacturers are looking for salvation in the hydrogen engines. They are already involved in some Honda and Hyundai, but the Chinese compani...

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2019-06-25

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Created a self-healing material that improves the durability of the Shoe

Created a self-healing material that improves the durability of the Shoe

the Mass pollution of the planet with plastic waste is that in case of breakage of items, people immediately throw them away. According to researchers from the University of Texas Lamar, to solve this environmental problem by crea...

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2019-06-05

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The bees have started to build nests entirely from plastic waste

The bees have started to build nests entirely from plastic waste

the Amount of plastic waste on the Earth has reached catastrophic proportions, and this is evidenced by even the behavior of bees. In 2013, scientists found that some bees collect polyurethane and polyethylene, together with natur...

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2019-06-05

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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