Blue whales eat 10 million pieces of microplastic a day: study

AFP (Photo: © Imagine Earth Photography / Shutterstock) 3 November 2022       Blue whales consume up to 10 million pieces of microplastic every day, research estimated Tuesday, suggesting that the omnipresent pollution poses a bigger danger to the world’s largest animal than previously thought. The tiny fragments of plastic have been found everywhere from the deepest oceans to the highest mountains, and even inside human organs and blood. Now a …
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’Home compostable’ plastic packaging is largely greenwashing, study says

Léa Drouelle, ETX Studio, with Premium Beauty News (Photo: © Lois GoBe / shutterstock) 7 November 2022   In the fight against plastic pollution, more and more brands are promising "biodegradable" and "home compostable" packaging. But what are these claims really worth? British researchers set out to investigate, and the results are far from convincing. It’s not that easy to home compost plastic packaging! Actually, this solution might not be …
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