Microbes are trying to correct the mistakes of humanity: more and more microorganisms develop the ability to decompose plastic

Scientists have studied microbial DNA samples taken from 236 locations on the planet. It turned out that their genes encoded 30 thousand enzymes capable of degrading 10 types of plastic, according to FOCUS. The more debris, the higher the concentration of such microorganisms. Scientists from Chalmers University of Technology ...

Why you should not remove the leaves in the fall

For several years in a row, scientists have insisted that it is not necessary to remove fallen autumn leaves, it is better to let them decompose in a natural way - this will be much more beneficial for the soil and for living organisms. USA Today compiled 3 reasons why it's better ...

Scientists raised $ 15 million to revive the mammoth: why is it needed

The company raised $ 15 million to revive the woolly mammoth, The Guardian reported. Scientists are thinking about creating a hybrid elephant-mammoth, the first cubs of which are expected in six years. Ten thousand years after the woolly mammoths disappeared from the face of the Earth, scientists begin ...

Ecological market

The Green Life Food Market (GLFM) strives to create a healthy community with deep respect and concern for nature through the Shumei Natural Agriculture movement. He hopes to engage the community with diverse experiences and opportunities that promote healthy, sustainable and environmentally friendly living ...

Gas boilers and gasoline cars may be banned in the world: what's the matter

The International Energy Agency (IEA) says it should ban the sale of new fossil fuel boilers from 2025 if the world wants to achieve zero carbon emissions by the middle of this century. This is one of 400 steps towards zero proposed by the agency ...

Mother Earth Day 2021: How Trucks Save Our Planet

Every year on April 22, an important global holiday is celebrated - International Mother Earth Day. It was established by the UN General Assembly in 2009. The holiday reminds us that the Earth and its ecosystems are our home, provide humanity with life, and therefore people ...

'I will defend my home': how the daughter of immigrants achieved the closure of an oil well in Los Angeles

Naleli Kobo was nine years old when she began to suffer from asthma, headaches and nosebleeds, BBC told the BBC. The girl's mother soon noticed that the neighbors were showing the same symptoms. The Naleli Kobo family lived in the Los Angeles suburb, inhabited mainly by ...

'The largest environmental disaster in history': tens of tons of fuel oil washed onto the shores of Israel

Tens of tons of fuel oil were dumped on most of Israel's Mediterranean coast. Local authorities are talking about the largest environmental disaster in the history of the country, writes the BBC. Thousands of volunteers and soldiers are helping to clear the coast of the clumps of fuel oil, which has already caused serious damage to wildlife. On the victims ...

Plant a tree in the Holy Land: Israel launches an action important for the whole world

Keren Kaemet le-Israel - The Jewish National Fund has launched a unique campaign. Without leaving your home, you can partake in a miracle, please a loved one, help Israel, and also support the whole world. And all this for a symbolic $ 18. You can…

Modern man eats kilograms of plastic: how it happens and how it threatens

What do you have for dinner tonight? Lego sushi, credit card burgers, or a well-done piece of PVC pipe? These examples may seem exaggerated, but they help to represent the cumulative number of microscopic pieces of plastic that we consume every day, writes Reuters. According to research ...

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