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Meet Henderson Island, Home to the World’s Plastic Trash

Welcome to Henderson Island, where you can literally live alongside 38 million pieces of trash. This little island located halfway between New Zealand and Chile is considered to be a UNESCO world heritage site. Unfortunately, it’s been plagued with a plastic problem. A recent report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences …

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Mealworms May Eventually Solve Our Plastic Pollution Problem

Mealworms may not be the prettiest creatures on the planet, but you might want to think twice before considering them just another useless insect. In fact, mealworms could eventually save Earth from destruction via plastic. Researchers at Stanford University recently shared a study that showed mealworms could live on a diet of foamed polystyrene, also …

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