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Waste Fishing Gear Threatens Ganges Wildlife

Waste fishing gear in the Ganges River poses a threat to wildlife including otters, turtles, and dolphins, new research shows. The study says entanglement in...

The Plastic Myth and the Misunderstood Triangle

Of all the plastics we've ever produced, only 9 percent has been recycled. So what happened to all that plastic you've put in the...

China’s Waste Ban Affecting the Entire World

In early 2018, the Chinese government banned the import of plastic waste. Till then, China used to be the largest importer of such waste,...

Sustainable Structural Material for Plastic Substitute

Plastic is a kind of widely used artificial material. The invention of plastic gave us a lightweight, strong, and inexpensive material to use, but...

A Trash-Eating Boat That Could Help Clean Up Many Rivers of the World

Trash flowing into rivers and ultimately into oceans is one of the biggest causes of environmental pollution. According to estimates, there could be more...

China: The Main Source of Plastic Bottles in the Atlantic

A new study on the plastic bottle pollution prevalent in the Atlantic Ocean has found that Chinese merchant ships are the number one source...

Canada Decides to Ban Single-Use Plastics

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced that his country will ban single-use plastics by 2021. Referring to the plastic pollution problem plaguing our...

Five Takeaways From Davos 2019

The 2019 World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting was held in Davos, Switzerland, between January 22 and 25, 2019. A wide range of topics were...

The Convenience (and Inconvenience) of China’s Food Delivery Apps

Food delivery apps are a huge hit in China. Ele.me, Meituan Waimai, and Baidu Waimai are some of the most popular food delivery apps...

China Looking for Ways to Solve Its Enormous Plastic Problem

With plastic pollution becoming a major problem in China, the government seems to have awakened to the issue, framing policies to limit the menace. Globally,...

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