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Day: September 22, 2019

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Millions of People Across the World Demand Urgent Action to Save Our Planet

The Global Climate Strike kicked off on Friday in what may be the largest mass climate demonstration in history. Millions of young people and adults marched in cities around the world to pressure world leaders to tackle the global ecological crisis with bold and urgent action. Australia alone had an estimated 400,000 people attend the strike …

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Ikea has replaced Styrofoam with ‘mushroom packaging’ that will decompose in weeks

It is heartening to see manufacturers developing biodegradable alternatives to fossil fuel based plastics and polystyrene. Polystyrene, made from petroleum, is a classic example of a ‘single use product’ that has devastating effects on the environment. In 2018, Swedish furniture retailer Ikea replaced polystyrene packaging with biodegradable mycelium or “mushroom packaging” to reduce waste and …

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