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What Did Researchers Find at the Bottom of the Challenger Deep?

The Mariana Trench is known to house the deepest point in the world, Challenger Deep. Only two people have dared to confront its fearful and dark deepness, and their venture proved that life prevails even in the deepest of waters, which poses a question to us: If sea creatures can exist in the lowest areas …

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Can Plant-Based Plastics Be Completely Recycled?

The creation of plastic has both negative and positive effects on our lives. While plastic has helped in the innovation of several technologies, it does create a nightmare for the environment. With this problem at hand, scientists work hard in finding a way to create plastic that can be completely recycled to reduce waste harming …

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In 2008, the country of Rwanda banned plastic bags and, in early 2019, banned all single use plastics.

Rwanda adopts draft law to ban single-use plastics Rwanda’s Cabinet last week adopted a draft law seeking to prohibit the manufacture, use and sale of single-use plastics, a move that is expected to affect the operations of importers and local manufacturers. The passage of the draft came ahead of the February 1 EAC Summit, in …

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Cigarette butts are environmentally toxic and the most littered item in the world

A leading tobacco industry academic, a California lawmaker and a worldwide surfing organization are among those arguing cigarette filters should be banned. And they make it easier for people to smoke,” said Thomas Novotny, a professor of public health at San Diego State University. As many as two-thirds of those filters are dumped irresponsibly each …

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