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Built in Enzymes Could Solve the Plastic Pollution Problem External link

Source country azocleantech Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:35:00 PM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Warfare] chemistry[1]; chemical[2]; warfare[1]; chemicals[1]; [UnitedKingdom] geo[Shaw];

Entities: Ting Xu[3];

Other categories: Pesticides; micro-plastics;

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Ting Xu adds: “It turns out that composting is not enough people want to compost in their home without getting their hands dirty, they want to compost in water,” “So, that is what we tried to see. We used warm tap water. Just warm it up to the right temperature, then put it in, and we see in a few days it disappears”

A polymer-eating enzyme integrated into plastic could help solve significant pollution problems by fully composting PLAs. Image Credit: Peter is Shaw 1991/Shutterstock.com. Whilst biodegradable plastics are often hailed as a solution to Earth’s growing plastic pollution crisis, these materials come.......

Making Plastic Truly Biodegradable External link

Source country technologynetworks Thursday, April 22, 2021 11:56:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Warfare] chemistry[1]; chemical[5]; warfare[1]; chemicals[1]; [UnitedKingdom] source[GB]

Entities: Ting Xu[1]; UC Berkeley[3];

Other categories: Pesticides; micro-plastics;

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Ting Xu said: "People are now prepared to move into biodegradable polymers for single-use plastics, but if it turns out that it creates more problems than it's worth, then the policy might revert back,"

Ting Xu said: "If you have the enzyme only on the surface of the plastic, it would just etch down very slowly," "You want it distributed nanoscopically everywhere so that, essentially, each of them just needs to eat away their polymer neighbors, and then the whole material disintegrates"

Ting Xu said: "It is good for millennials to think about this and start a conversation that will change the way we interface with Earth," "Look at all the wasted stuff we throw away: clothing, shoes, electronics like cellphones and computers. We are taking things from the earth at a faster rate than we can return them. Don't go back to Earth to mine for these materials, but mine whatever you have, and then convert it to something else"

Biodegradable plastics have been advertised as one solution to the plastic pollution problem bedeviling the world, but today's "compostable" plastic bags, utensils and cup lids don't break down during typical composting and contaminate other recyclable plastics, creating headaches for recyclers....

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After China ban, Romania hit by illegal waste imports External link

Source country euobserver Thursday, April 22, 2021 7:48:00 AM CEST | info [other]

Trigger words: [Toxic] toxic[4]; substances[1]; [Portugal] Portugal[1];

Entities: Tanczos Barna[1]; Oana Neneciu[1];

Other categories: Medical; Illegal shipment of waste; Plastic Waste;

The Romanian coast guard seized several containers loaded with unusable waste , shipped to the Romanian Black Sea port of Constanta, from various EU member states. Prosecutors established that a shipment of waste from Portugal had been falsely declared to the customs authority as scrap plastic - but proved to be unusable, and toxic, waste....

Programa Bem Viver apresenta Acampamento Terra Livre e dossiê contra agrotóxicos External link

Source country brasildefato Thursday, April 22, 2021 12:07:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Toxic] Veneno[3]; toxicologista[1]; [Portugal] Portugal[1];

Entities: Alexandre Costa[1]; Sonia Guajajara[1]; Grande Sao Paulo[1]; Bem Viver[7];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection;

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Sonia Guajajara diz: “Temos hoje um governo que é totalmente inimigo dos povos indígenas, que quer praticar de forma acelerada e ilegal esse entreguismo dos territórios indígenas. Um governo que desde a sua campanha já anunciava que na sua gestão não haveria nenhum centímetro demarcado para povos indígenas”

O programa Bem Viver desta quarta-feira (21) destaca a resistência secular dos povos indígenas e a agenda de lutas do Abril Indígena. Desde 2004, povos de diversas etnias se reúnem na Esplanada dos Ministérios, em Brasília, e formam o Acampamento Terra Livre....

Bem Viver presents camp programme and dossier against agrotóxicos free land

The programme Bem Viver this Wednesday (21) stresses the resistance secular of indigenous peoples and the struggle of the indigenous April agenda. Since 2004, people of various ethnic groups at Esplanada ministries in brasilia, and form the camp ground.

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LIVE | Omstreden Duitse coronawet krijgt goedkeuring parlement External link

Source country telegraaf Thursday, April 22, 2021 3:37:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

na optreden op Urk 15.30 - Aantal nieuwe coronagevallen fors toegenomen. Het aantal nieuwe coronagevallen is afgelopen etmaal forst gestegen. Tussen woensdagochtend en donderdagochtend zijn bij het RIVM 9648 nieuwe coronagevallen geregistreerd, het hoogste aantal sinds 7 januari. Dat zijn er 1134 meer vergeleken met de voorgaande dag....

'Liveanimals Omstreden german-german coronawet parliament gets approval

After action in Urk 15.30 - number of new coronagevallen has increased considerably. The number of new coronagevallen forsttechnik last 24 hours is increased. Between Wednesday and Thursday morning in the RIVM 9648 new coronagevallen registered, the highest number since 7 January. There are 1134 more compared to the previous day.

Omstreden Duitse coronawet krijgt goedkeuring parlement External link

Source country nd-nl Thursday, April 22, 2021 1:53:00 PM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Teargas] traangas[1]; [Germany] geo[Berlijn];

Entities: Angela Merkel[1];

Other categories: Coronavirus Infection; Pepper spray;

Bondskanselier Angela Merkel en haar regering kunnen dan buiten de deelstaten om zelf lockdowns en andere maatregelen opleggen. Merkel acht federale zeggenschap in de strijd tegen het coronavirus noodzakelijk, omdat de deelstaten geregeld minder streng optreden dan volgens haar nodig is....

Omstreden german-german coronawet parliament gets approval

Chancellor Angela Merkel and her government will then be able to self-designate rhine-wesphalia extra-mu lockdowns and other measures imposed. Merkel eight federal control in the fight against the coronavirus required because the länders regulated less strict than according to its action is needed.

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„Große Verunsicherung“: Das schwierige Verhältnis von Mensch und Wolf External link

Source country lvz-online Thursday, April 22, 2021 8:57:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Pepperspray] Pfefferspray[1]; [Sweden] Schweden[1];

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Munster. Kurti galt als Deutschlands erster „Problemwolf“. Am 27. April 2016 wurde er im staatlichen Auftrag in Niedersachsen geschossen. Zehn Jahre früher hatte „Problembär“ Bruno den Freistaat Bayern aufgemischt. Beide Tiere kamen Menschen regelmäßig zu nah. Dabei sind Wölfe für Menschen in der Regel ungefährlich....

‘Large uncertainty’: the difficult relationship of man and the wolf

Munster. Kurti was seen as germany's first „problemwolf’. On 27. April 2016, he was shot in the state contract in lower saxony. Ten years earlier had „problembär aufgemischt’ Bruno the land of bavaria. Both animals, people regularly to close. The wolves for people in the rule not dangerous.

21 min Stort stöd för skärpta straff vid kontaktförbud External link

Source country expressen Thursday, April 22, 2021 7:20:00 AM CEST | info English text... [en] [other]

Trigger words: [Pepperspray] pepparspray[1]; [Sweden] geo[Göteborg];

Entities: Petra Lundh[1]; Toivo Sjoeren[1];

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Toivo Sjoeren säger: – Det finns en genomgående bild av att det görs för lite. Stödet för att skärpa lagstiftningen är stort,

Mäns våld mot kvinnor har lyfts till högsta politiska nivå sedan fem kvinnor har mördats de senaste tre veckorna. Många politiker kräver hårdare tag . Väljarna ser också positivt på flera av åtgärderna som har lyfts i debatten den senaste tiden, visar Expressen/Sifos nya mätning. – Det finns en genomgående bild av att det görs för lite....

21 my great support for tougher punishment for kontaktförbud

Male violence against women has been left to the highest political level since five women have been killed in the past three weeks. Many politicians are demanding a clampdown. The voters are also positive in several of the measures that have been raised in the debate recently, shows Expressen/Sifos new measurement. There is an overall picture of that there is too little.

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