Environment

Adidas To Use Only Recycled Plastic

Adidas is making an environmentally friendly pledge! The German shoe-maker says it is committed to using only recycled plastic in their products. In a statement, the company said that it will eliminate the use of "virgin plastic" in all its products by 2024. That includes polyester, which accounts...
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Combining Two Great Ideas In One Place

A married couple in Minnesota has found a way to use the same piece of land to combine two helpful ideas. Solar power and bee hives. The increase in the use of solar energy has simultaneously occurred with the alarming decrease in the honey bee population. So, Travis and Chiara Bolton have...
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The Unlikely Place To Find New Species

Hosted by the New York Academy of Sciences and New York University , the Microbes in the City conference found some interesting things. Among them, when surfaces in New York's subway system were tested, 48% of the genetic material discovered was unidentifiable. That's right, nearly half of the...
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Your Desire To Maintain A Youthful Appearance Could Be Detrimental To Marine Life

Millions of sharks are killed each year, not to keep people safe, but to keep people from looking old! Shark livers contain an oil, known as squalene, that’s widespread in sunscreen, lipstick, foundation, lotion, and many other cosmetics. And in remote regions around the world, millions of rare,...
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Starbucks to Eliminate Straws Globally by 2020

Starbucks announced today (July 9) that they will officially eliminate plastic straws from its more than 28,000 stores worldwide.
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