With all the bad news (as usual) being featured in the mainstream news about ocean pollution, all in the name of Climate Change scaremongering, it’s good to know about something that, if it lives up to it’s promise, is positively wonderful: The Ocean Cleanup! Trash accumulates in 5 ocean garbage […]

https://phys.org/news/2017-04-caterpillar-bags-biodegradable-solution-plastic.html Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution April 24, 2017 Scientists have found that a caterpillar commercially bred for fishing bait has the ability to biodegrade polyethylene: one of the toughest and most used plastics, frequently found clogging up landfill sites in the form […]

There have been rumblings regarding some sort of nuclear incident—or possibly incidents—in the Arctic over the last month. Multiple reports, some of them from official monitoring organizations, have reported iodine 131—a radioactive isotope often associated with nuclear fission—has been detected via air sampling stations throughout the region. The first detection […]

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