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Protection from viruses through plastic?

Does plastic food packaging protect against COVID-19? We asked the Food Packaging Forum Foundation.

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What may protect us…

… harms the sea. Our health is important and the need for the masks is undisputed. Our well-being, however, is also depended on the health of the planet, which we are currently endangering with our personal protective equipment.

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Ocean noise in the headlines

A new article about ocean noise, published this February in the scientific journal SCIENCE, has been widely picked up by media, such as the New York Times, the BBC, The Guardian, etc. The article addresses the sources, generating noise in the ocean. It points out the...

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Too much noise in Europe’s seas

EU Member States had obliged themselves to achieve ‘Good Environmental Status’ in their European marine waters by the end of 2020. This status was to be assessed in terms of healthy wildlife populations, shifts towards sustainable fisheries, less pollution, less...

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Japan’s Fixed Net Whaling

~Leah Lemieux   Over Christmas of 2020, Japanese activists stationed in Taiji became aware that a young Minke whale approximately 5m, had become trapped in fixed nets just offshore from the town harbor. Like much of Japan’s coastline, the Taiji coast is a complicated...

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