Opportunities for plastics in a circular world

April 18, 2017 by  
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As world population increases, so does the consumption of resources as economies expand. Without arguing about whether some or all of these resources are finite, it is clear to many that to the extent we can recover material which has become waste after its initial use, the more likely we are to sustainably carry out those activities of consumption in the years to come.

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Glowing "Ghost" Mushrooms Reappear in Brazil After 170 Years

August 11, 2011 by  
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Photo: Panellus stipticus, one species of glowing mushrooms (Wiki Commons) If you think glowing mushrooms are the figment of some trippy imagination, think again. After its initial discovery back in 1840, one of the most bioluminescent species of mushroom known to humans was not seen again until a pair of primatologists recently stumbled upon it in the Brazilian forests. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Riot Rebuild: Architects and Construction Professionals Rally To Rebuild

August 11, 2011 by  
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One often hears the old line “Is there a doctor in the house”, but rarely do you hear the same request for an architect. Cameron and Kate raised the profile of the profession around the word with Architecture for Humanity , but back on his home turf, Riot Rebuild has beat him to the punch. Founder Lee Wilshire explains: I want this site to be a place to start the rebuild, linking destruction with repair and reconstruction, linking problems with the people who can solve them. Think of it as Guerrilla Gardening for the urban environment.

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