Molecules that eat up plastic waste, including PET bottles, may soon become widely used as scientists leap ahead in developing new super enzymes.
World Environment Day, feast your eyes on these stunning photos of nature
In occasione della Giornata mondiale dell’ambiente, una selezione delle più belle immagini di paesaggi scattate in giro per il mondo.
The 5th of June is Word Environment Day, a celebration established to strengthen our relationship with the Planet. We’re closely linked to the environment and we couldn’t do without it. Indeed, the 2017 theme is Connecting People with Nature. So what’s better way to “reconnect with nature” than admiring its fragile yet extraordinary beauty?.
GoPro’s best photos
In occasion of World Environment Day, GoPro – firm specialising in the production of “wearable” cameras for sports and outdoor activities lovers – has made a selection of some of the best nature photos taken all around the world. These pictures feature a great variety of environments and situations, from free-ride snowboarders to a seal swimming among algae. The photos have been selected by a commission of the GoPro Awards, which honours the best shots taken by users every day.
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The latest report by Navdanya International aims to investigate the role and actions of one of the most influential private foundations – the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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