Plastic Crisis Resolution

Solve the Plastic Crisis

The European Parliament has put in to affect a ban on single use plastics to battle the plastic crisis.  The new law would make it so that all plastic will need to be recyclable by the year 2030.  Europe will not be importing any foreign products for recycling.  By doing this they plan on creating business opportunities like the way […]

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Guatemala: A nation in the grip of depression

Guatemalans are suffering from “an epidemic of chronic pessimism,” said Jose J. Camacho. We all seem to agree that “everything is bad, nothing is certain, everyone has a price, and something evil lurks behind every good deed.” The media fuel these perceptions by covering every new incidence of violence exhaustively, lavishing special attention on the most frightening and lurid details […]

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The 5.1 earthquake that rattled Southern California

La Habra, Calif. Quake fears: The magnitude-5.1 earthquake rattled Southern California, raising fears that the tremors could presage the long-dreaded “Big One”—a catastrophic quake that could devastate the region. The temblor and its more than 100 aftershocks originated in La Habra, Calif., along the Puente Hills thrust fault that stretches from the suburbs of northern Orange County into Hollywood. Residents […]

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Big Sugar Deception

Big Sugar Deception

Researchers have found that some scientific findings regarding the health benefits of sugar were very misleading and is the major factor in most Americans becoming overweight/obese. We have been taught to read nutrition labels regarding how much sugar is in the foods we are purchasing.  The first few items on the list are the ones that are in the foods […]

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China’s Ecological Mess

Thousands of pigs were found dead in rivers supplying Shanghai’s water, a grisly discovery that has drawn attention again to China’s toxic pollution, which contributes to some 700,000 deaths each year. Here are some points of concern: WASTE Tai Lake—a massive basin that holds China’s third largest body of freshwater, providing water for 30 million people—has been classified as a […]

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