Experts back call for new treaty to curb plastic menace
Environmentalists have backed a proposed global treaty that will mitigate and stem the rising tide of plastic waste.
Scientists to harness the sun to break down plastic
Scientists said Wednesday they have come up with an environmentally-friendly method that uses artificial sunlight to transform plastic into power-generating chemicals, as countries worldwide battle to reduce waste.
Golden opportunity for a growing continent
By the end of this century, our planet will host another four billion people. Three billion of them will be born in Africa.
Plastic, personal care products may impair fertility in females, researchers find
A phthalate found in many plastic and personal care products may decrease fertility in female mice, a new study found. Researchers at the University of Illinois found that giving female mice oral doses of the phthalate DiNP for 10 days disrupted their reproductive cycles, decreasing their ability to become pregnant for up to nine months…