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pile of plastic trash

TRASH STASH  Scientists have modified a bacterial enzyme to make it even better at breaking down PET, a plastic widely used in disposable water bottles.

plastic pollution

TAINTED SOIL Compost from homes and grocery stores that’s spread on fields as fertilizers is an overlooked source of plastic pollution.

humpback whale

Humpback whales are looking thinner and bumpier than they used to.

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