Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
Taking a stand against ecological ruin
A journey through a virtual human stomach to follow the trail of microplastics or holding the gaze of the person on-screen to take a stand against deforestation are among more than 20 multi-sensory art experiences being offered at “MeshMinds 2.0: ArtxTechforGood”, which takes place next month at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore.
Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:48
Microplastics may enter foodchain through mosquitoes
Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the environment.
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
Govt to track microplastics in ocean using AI device
JAPAN’S SCIENCE Ministry plans to develop a new device to monitor microplastics in the sea using artificial intelligence and other technologies, according to informed sources.
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 06:40
Japan to monitor microplastic pollution with AI device
The science ministry plans to develop a new device to monitor microplastics (see above) in the sea using artificial intelligence and other technologies, according to informed sources.
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 01:00
Thai team to explore North Pole to better protect ecosystem
A THAI TEAM will be the first from Asia to explore the North Pole on a mission to conduct underwater exploration and the impact of microplastics on marine life.
Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
Volvo’s Thai unit backs global beach clean-up campaign
VOLVO Car Thailand has joined Volvo’s global campaign on reducing plastic usage, removing plastic waste from the environment and increasing awareness for the crucial worldwide issue of seaborne microplastics pollution in the ocean.
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Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00
Plastic, toxins found in Antarctica
In the latest depressing news about how we humans are destroying nature, Greenpeace reports that it discovered plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals during a recent expedition to the Antarctic. Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals.
Sat, 09 Jun 2018 01:00
Antarctic mission reveals remotest wilderness is poisoned by plastic
Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples, gathered during a recent Greenpeace expedition to the Antarctic, has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals, respectively, in the majority of samples tested.