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Scientists create a new type of plastic that can be recycled forever

Scientists create a new type of plastic that can be recycled forever | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
New plastic PDK can be broken down at a molecular level and come back just as strong to be reused again and again.
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we are in overtime...   survival may depend on it...

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The extreme effects of plastic on the world's oceans

The extreme effects of plastic on the world's oceans | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
One of the greatest threats to the world's water is plastic.
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shocking photos of a planet in trouble...

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the question:  how to fix it?

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Candace Seubert's curator insight, 1 April, 15:27
I am all for ditching straws but we also have to realize that there are so many more sources of plastic that affect ocean life.  We need to continue making these kinds of steps in the future and not just come to a plateau because we stopped using plastic straws.
 
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16 great gifts made from meteorites

16 great gifts made from meteorites | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
How about an out-of-this-world accessory for your Valentine?
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anybody got a meteorite?

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2015 was Earth's hottest year on record by far

2015 was Earth's hottest year on record by far | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
The director of NASA's Goddard Institute breaks down the official analyses of 2015 global temperature and climate conditions.
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having a HOT time is not always a good thing....

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David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef - An Interactive Journey

David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef - An Interactive Journey | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
David Attenborough and Atlantic Productions have teamed up with scientists and academic institutions from around the world to create David Attenborough's Great Barrier Reef: An Interactive Journey -a new kind of interactive website will allow viewers in real time to join David Attenborough on a journey across the Great Barrier Reef. The site is freely accessible to the public and through it anyone is able to experience the reef through the eyes of one of the world’s greatest living naturalists. Combining David Attenborough's powerful storytelling with inventive interactive experiences, this online journey will educate and engage the user. With scientific contributions from renowned research institutions from across the world including the Australian Institute of Marine Science, James Cooke University and the University of Queensland, the user will discover the beautiful diversity on the reef and uncover the incredible research being done to decode it. As users explore its history they also reveal its uncertain future. 'In this unique online experience you will go on an interactive journey through this beautiful but threatened world, The Great Barrier Reef' Sir David Attenborough.
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this is the second part of the posting - the interactive video - don't miss the adventure - smashing!

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Massive new report proves that humans are the worst species

Massive new report proves that humans are the worst species | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A shocking new UN report, the most comprehensive assessment of its kind, reveals our devastating impact on nature.
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something to think about - seriously...

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Happy World Wetlands Day

Happy World Wetlands Day | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
Groundhog Day tends to hog the spotlight, but Feb. 2 is also World Wetlands Day. To mark the occasion, here's a photo tribute to the planet's marshes, swamps an
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fascinating look at only a small part of our eco system

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Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Devastated Killer Whales

Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Devastated Killer Whales | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
More than two decades after the disaster, the future is bleak for a genetically unique pod of Alaskan orcas.
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incredible that we still hear of the devastation after all this time....    

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Sweet kangaroo recovering after a wildfire is equal parts sad and adorable

Sweet kangaroo recovering after a wildfire is equal parts sad and adorable | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
A kangaroo joey who survived a fire in Waroona, Australia, was rescued and is recovering in a clinic.
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This Is The Great Barrier Reef Like You've Never Seen It Before

This Is The Great Barrier Reef Like You've Never Seen It Before | ECO EVOLUTION TODAY | Scoop.it
David Attenborough uses new technologies to create an interactive journey, highlighting the perils of climate change.
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sharing this as a double header - first time ever....  the article (video is embedded) and separately, the video - it is that outstanding!


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