Live Penguin Rescued From Dumpster

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Picture shows rescuers with the penguin that was found inside a garbage dump in Cabo Frio, Brazil, on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2022. (Guarda Maritima/Newsflash)

Baffled animal care experts in Brazil have rescued a live penguin that had been chucked in a dumpster. The bird was found alive inside the waste container at Pero Beach…

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Methane From Waste Created By Landfill Ecosystems Should Be Harvested Say Experts

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Aerial view of landfill described in the new study. (Tim Roberts Photography/Newsflash)

Scientists are urging a rethink on the way landfill sites that every year absorb billions of tons of solid waste manage the gas produced which they say could be a…

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How Plastic Waste Could Be Used To Grab CO2

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Graduate student Paul Savas feeds raw plastic into a crusher to prepare it for pyrolysis, or heating in an inert atmosphere. (Jeff Fitlow/Newsflash)

Scientists have discovered a double environmental breakthrough - how to capture carbon dioxide by using heat-treated plastic waste. The breakthrough came from boffins at Rice University, in the city of…

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People Eat One Credit Cards Worth of Plastic Trash a Week Says Study

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Entrance area of ​​the medical university campus and the Vienna General Hospital in the Austrian capital of Vienna. (MedUni Wien, AKH Wien, Houdek/Newsflash)

People are eating the equivalent of one credit card every week in their diet, a new study into the effects of plastic particles on human health has revealed. The particles…

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Romania Sends Illegal Disguised As Toys Waste Back To UK

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Pollution in the capital of Romania Bucharest last weekend was with values as high as 1000 percent more than the legal values

Bucharest has sent back hundreds of tonnes of rubbish to the UK which they said were being falsely imported as toys and second-hand goods to get them into Romania to…

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