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Feb 19, 2019
From the same species that built airplanes comes the deathtrap that is 'packaging'Have you ever managed to open a tin can without losing your temper, spouse or a good amount of blood?
Jan 05, 2019
Holy Cow! Does your milk come from cows that have a plastic sniffing habit?Cows are hogging plastic to their own detriment & those of consumers of dairy products.
Dec 25, 2018
Biodegradable plastic developed from microorganisms that feed on seaweedAccording to the United Nations, plastic accounts for up to 90% of all the pollutants in our oceans.
Dec 19, 2018
Goa Liberation Day: Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant asks citizens to help make state free of plastic and pollutionLegislative Assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant said that the state government is trying hard to make Goa plastic and pollution free, but the efforts can become fruitful only with the active participation of citizens.
Nov 01, 2018
Fire breaks out at plastic factory in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram; 2 injured, no casualties reportedA major fire broke out at a plastic manufacturing godown in Manvilla near Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday night. There was no casualty, police said, citing preliminary reports. Two people who were injured were taken to the hospital.
Oct 28, 2018
This 3D 'organ on a chip' can monitor cells in real-time to develop new treatmentsResearchers plan to use the device to develop a 'gut on a chip' and attach it to a 'brain on a chip.'
Oct 01, 2018
MPCB to take action against manufacturers violating plastic ban in Maharashtra as deadline to create buy-back mechanism endsThe direction comes as the deadline for creating a buy-back mechanism for collection of plastic used by retailers as well as in multi-layered and tetra packaging ends on Sunday. Officials said E Ravendiran, Member Secretary of MPCB, held a meeting on Saturday and interacted with department officials across the state through video conferencing. "It was to review the implementation of the plastic ban. We have instructed them to take action against all the violators," said the official.
Sep 13, 2018
Respect the fungi, urges the Royal Botanic Garden in its global fungi reportThe focus on fungi calls attention to the many vital, new uses the organism has to offer.
Sep 03, 2018
Pope Francis urges clean up of oceans littered by 'fields of floating plastic'The pope also said that access "to safe drinkable water is a basic and universal human right".
Sep 01, 2018
Maharashtra plastic ban: BMC seizes 17,084 kg plastic, collects Rs 97.75 lakh as fine between till 31 AugustThe Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has seized 17,084 kg plastic and collected Rs 97,75,000 as fine since the plastic ban was implemented in Maharashtra.