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A New Material Could Replace Plastic

A recycle bin containing  many water bottles and one wet wipes container.

Darrius H., Editor in Chief

October 8, 2019

Since the use of plastic has been popularized in the 1960s, it's expected that more plastic will be in the ocean then fish by 2050. Because of this, environmentalists are urging to replace plastic with a truly biodegradable alternative. Plastic is made of carbon-based polymers and petroleum. Because ...

Discoveries of Harmful Plastic Found in Seafoods

Watch out for the plastic in seafood!

Sydney C., Reporter

February 16, 2017

Every day, people from all over the world eat seafoods such as tuna or mussels. However, science recently found out that these seafoods has a very high probability of containing harmful plastics. These harmful plastics come from people throwing their trash into the ocean. The plastics are made from toxi...

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