June 29, 2018

Controversial Study Suggests There’s No Limit to Human Aging

(Reach 105, after that it is easy...)): New research suggests mortality rates level off after we turn 105, and that no upper limit exists for the human lifespan.

June 20, 2018

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DISREGARD POLITICS: doctors and scientists are warning that there could be long-term, irreversible health impacts on children. #peace, #sustainability, #humanvalues

Oldest Human Fossil In Europe Is 1 Million Years Old

The oldest known human fossil in Western Europe, a skeleton of a Homo antecessor, is 1 million years old. The Homo antecessor is the last known ancestor of the Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalis before the two species branched off from each other 516K years ago. #new

June 17, 2018

A Major Fast Food Company Will Stop Using Straws In The UK

McDonald's revealed on its website that all 1,361 McDonald's restaurants in the United Kingdom and Ireland would start transitioning to using paper straws.

June 04, 2018

In India, a trio of unlikely heroes wages war on plastic

Hundreds of garbage collectors live on the Yamuna's banks in New Delhi, making $2 to $4 per day recycling plastic waste collected from the river.

Whale Dies After Swallowing More Than 80 Plastic Bags

8 million tonnes of plastic waste ends up in oceans every year, comprising 80% of all ocean litter. Collection of 1.8 trillion pieces of trash in the Pacific Ocean known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch could amount to 16 times more waste than previously thought.

June 02, 2018

Toxic Chemicals From Recycled E-Waste Leech Into Our Food Packaging

Hazardous chemicals are making their way to everyday items because manufacturers are now using black plastics from e-waste to make them.