The Cub Reporter

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 ...

Ancient Forest in Alabama

An underwater forest

Jewlyssa M., Reporter

October 12, 2017

The small stretch of coast in Alabama, is mainly beaches. But off shore in the Gulf of Mexico, in a secret location, scientists and divers study the underwater forest below. It is a cypress forest and is believed to be 60,000 years old. The cypress trees still have bark and haven’t disintegrated yet...

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