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Scientists have discovered that carrots are contaminated with microplastics

Carrots are contaminated with microplastics, scientists have discovered in two new studies, fearing that digestion may be harmful to humans. The first peer review study...

Microplastic disrupts hermit crabs’ ability to choose shell, according to a study | Environment

When it comes to moving home, hermit crabs are experts, often exchanging shells for the optimal home. But now researchers have found that exposure to...

“Coronavirus profiteers” were convicted when polluters earn billions of bailouts Environment

Polluting industries around the world are using the coronavirus pandemic to earn billions of dollars in bailouts and to weaken and delay environmental protections. The...

Scientists create a mutant enzyme that recycles plastic bottles in hours | Environment

Scientists created a mutant bacterial enzyme that breaks plastic bottles for recycling in hours. The enzyme, originally discovered in a pile of compost leaves, reduced...
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No social distance as the pubs open on Super Saturday

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