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Organisms that could solve the worlds waste problem

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Scientists from Yale University have discovered a fungi that can eat and essentially degrade plastic or more precisely polyurethane (PUR). The fungi was found in the Amazon rain forest and could act as a significant weapon against the growing issue … Continue reading

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Polluting to stay clean?

An inconspicuous pollutant is slowly accumulating in the oceans and on the beaches of the world – synthetic lint. A fleece sweater may shed 2000 polyester fibres in a single wash and it is these plastic fibres that are making … Continue reading

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