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The organisms of most German children discovered a large concentration of plastic

The organisms of most German children discovered a large concentration of plastic

the Microplastics enters the organisms of children with food. Look around you — everywhere we are surrounded by plastic items. Take, for example, within which many of us store food and water. Whether we like it or not, but tiny pa...

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2019-09-18

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Found alternative to the plastic, which do not damage nature

Found alternative to the plastic, which do not damage nature

each year the world produces several million tons of plastic for the environment has already been written numerous articles, including on our website. While regularly conducted and the development of new forms and types of materi...

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2019-09-17

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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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Plastic began to be disguised as rocks. Why is it dangerous?

Plastic began to be disguised as rocks. Why is it dangerous?

Pollution of plastic waste every day more and more acquires the character of a natural disaster. Insidious plastic has already started to poison the sea plankton and even «got» our planet — of the Arctic. At the sa...

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2019-08-20

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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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Found a way to remove the world's oceans from all the plastic

Found a way to remove the world's oceans from all the plastic

every year humanity dumps into the ocean up to 14 million tons of plastic, 40 percent of which is considered «fresh». That is, he falls into the water during the same year in which it was produced. And if you are not afr...

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2019-08-13

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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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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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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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Found a cheap way of turning CO2 into plastic, building materials and even medicines

Found a cheap way of turning CO2 into plastic, building materials and even medicines

Carbon dioxide is a waste in many industries. And he is known not only pollutes environment but also is one of the causes of global warming. So if we care about the future of our planet — we need to reduce its content in the...

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2018-11-25

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Found a way of recycling plastic waste into a universal material

Found a way of recycling plastic waste into a universal material

Research to rid the world of plastic waste have been conducted regularly. Someone offers recycling, someone offers to move to a completely new kind of plastic, but researchers from the National University of Singapore want to use ...

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2018-11-05

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Developed a biodegradable 'plastic' from... potatoes

Developed a biodegradable 'plastic' from... potatoes

In only one world ocean, according to various estimates, is up to 8 million tons of plastic. And that's not considering plastic dumping ground on the land. We already wrote about the fact that plastic can be much more harmful than...

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2018-10-22

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GENECIS: project for processing of food waste into bioplastics for 3D printing

GENECIS: project for processing of food waste into bioplastics for 3D printing

food waste management is probably one of the most important problems concerning the environment. And if the discharge of substances from the combustion or gasoline engines in theory possible to do something radically abandoning th...

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2018-10-02

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Coca-Cola, Walmart and other large corporations are struggling to cope with the pollution of oceans with plastic

Coca-Cola, Walmart and other large corporations are struggling to cope with the pollution of oceans with plastic

great Britain, Canada, France, Germany and Italy and the European Union, signed the Charter for the ocean plastic after a meeting of leaders G7 in July. Coca-Cola, Walmart, and other major multinational corporations have agreed to...

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2018-09-23

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Scientists have created water-soluble plastic

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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At MIT learned to control the properties of plastic

At MIT learned to control the properties of plastic

for over a hundred years of plastic products and plastics are widely used in many areas of our life. However, the physical properties of this material can depend not only on composition but also on the molecular structure. Recentl...

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2018-07-23

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