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Eden Project installs plastic grass to stop children getting muddy

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The Eden Project in Cornwall has installed plastic grass in a children’s play area to stop them getting muddy. The garden is one of a number of organisations and public bodies laying artificial turf in what environmen...

Reseña de The Nan Movie: salida brutalmente sin gracia para la anciana grosera de Catherine Tate, revisar hallazgos

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Reseña de The Nan Movie: salida brutalmente sin gracia para la anciana grosera de Catherine Tate, los investigadores han advertido. Reseña de The Nan Movie: salida brutalmente sin gracia para la anciana grosera de Catherine Tate 150...

Plastic surgery: why chasing physical perfection always ends in tears

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I’m actually rather sorry for Linda Evangelista. Everybody wants to feel acceptable, después de todo, and she exists in a world where, despite all the modern declarations of diversity and body positivity, when the woman hit...

Plastic summit could be most important green deal since Paris accords, dice ONU

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World leaders will come together online and in Nairobi, Kenia, la próxima semana, in what is described as a “critical moment” in progress towards the first ever global treaty to combat plastic waste. Inger Andersen, director ...

Plastic packaging increases fresh food waste, hallazgos del estudio

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Supermarkets should stop selling fresh produce such as apples and potatoes in plastic packaging, investigación sugiere, because it does not make them last longer and adds to pollution and food waste. The 18-month study by...

‘Oil spills of our time’: experts sound alarm about plastic lost in cargo ship disasters

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Container ship accidents at sea should be considered the “oil spills of our time”, warned environmental organisations that found a toxic mix of metals, carcinogenic and other harmful chemicals on plastic washed up on ...

Two more elephants die after eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump

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Conservationists and veterinarians have warned that plastic waste in an open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka is killing elephants, after two more were found dead at the site. Acerca de 20 elephants have died over the last e...

‘We take turns peering into a plastic bucket. Inside is a batch of freshly hatched turtles’

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We’re standing on sand dunes at the end of a hot December day. The light’s fading fast and a thin crescent moon is rising in the clear sky. It’s still really hot; hot enough to dip in the ocean. But nobody does – not ...

That’s a wrap: French plastic packaging ban for fruit and veg begins

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A law banning plastic packaging for large numbers of fruits and vegetables comes into force in France on New Year’s Day, to end what the government has called the “aberration” of overwrapped carrots, apples and banana...

‘Waste colonialism’: world grapples with west’s unwanted plastic

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Ciento y 41 containers filled with rotting plastic waste have been on a journey for more than a year. Scattered between Turkey, Greece and Vietnam, far from their origins in Germany, the containers’ voyage shed...

Plastic beads could make nets more visible to cetaceans, los científicos dicen

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Simple plastic beads could save the lives of some of the thousands of porpoises and other cetaceans that get caught in fishing nets each year, los científicos dicen. Harbour porpoises use echolocation to find their prey and ...

Latin America urges US to reduce plastic waste exports to region

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Environmental organisations across Latin America have called on the United States to reduce plastic waste exports to the region, after a report found the US had doubled exports to some countries in the region during t...

Plastic penguins, grotty grottos and grumpy elves: it’s not easy being a Santa impersonator

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Father Christmas is a very real person to so many children. Obviously with Santa being so occupied at this time of year, many impersonators go out to entertain and help with all of the excitement leading up to Christm...

Los desechos plásticos de Amazon se disparan en un tercio en medio de la pandemia, reportar hallazgos

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Los residuos de envases de plástico de Amazon se dispararon en casi un tercio, a 270,000 montones, durante la pandemia el año pasado, según un informe del grupo de conservación marina Oceana. Oceana estima hasta 10,700 toneladas de este pl ...

Los insectos en todo el mundo están evolucionando para comer plástico, hallazgos del estudio

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Los microbios en los océanos y los suelos de todo el mundo están evolucionando para comer plástico, según un estudio. La investigación escaneó más de 200 millones de genes encontrados en muestras de ADN tomadas del medio ambiente y encontraron 30,000 diferentes enz ...

‘Disastrous’ plastic use in farming threatens food safety – UN

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The “disastrous” way in which plastic is used in farming across the world is threatening food safety and potentially human health, according to a report from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization. It says soils c...

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