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Is Plastic Pollution Contaminating Our Food Chain?

Plastic Pollution

There’s a big lie about plastic — that you can throw it away. But that’s not true; there is no “away.” Plastic bottles, plastic bags, snack wrappers, foam takeout containers, foam coffee cups, packing materials: these common, everyday items make up 85% of our waste stream. These items aren’t biodegradable …

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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Danielle N. Lee Finding Natural Wonders Hidden in the City – National Geographic Society (blogs)

Photo by Russ Campbell/Burroughs Wellcome Fund This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with the 2017 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers. Biologist and outreach scientist Danielle N. Lee is one of 14 National Geographic Emerging Explorers for 2017. This group is being honored for the way its members …

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