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Where does recycling and rubbish from the UK go?

As a company is fined for sending UK waste to China, just where does our recycling and rubbish go?
Tags: UK, Science, China


David Attenborough: Save Sussex's magical kelp forests

Kelp forests are an important marine environment but are being destroyed by changing fishing methods.
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The Displaced: Climate change in Vietnam 'destroying family life'

Vietnam is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change - we meet the families on the front lines.
Tags: Science, Vietnam


Amazon fires: The volunteer firefighters battling to save Brazil’s rainforest

They are on a mission to stop their stretch of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest from going up in flames.
Tags: Amazon, Science, Brazil


Musk Sets Out SpaceX Starship's Ambitious Launch Timeline

BOCA CHICA VILLAGE, Texas -- As Elon Musk, the founder and chief executive of SpaceX, says repeatedly, he created a rocket company because he wanted to colonize Mars. His fervent argument is that humanity must spread to a second planet as insurance for long-term survival."Which future do you want?" he asked near the start of a presentation Saturday night at a launch site near the southern tip of Texas, during which he said the options were being "confined to Earth" or becoming a spacefaring spec...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, New York, Texas, Science, Congress, Australia, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, New York Times, Orion, Tokyo, Silicon Valley, Mars


Elon Musk's ambitious plan for SpaceX's Starship aims to put the reusable rocket system in orbit in less than six months

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk presented an update on the system at the company's launch facility in Cameron County, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 28.
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Cameron County Texas


The US is zeroing in on marijuana vapes as it investigates a spate of mysterious illnesses and deaths tied to vaping

At least 805 people have become ill and 12 have died from a mysterious illness tied to vaping.
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How to Develop an Appetite for Insects

Repeat after me: entomophagy.It's derived from Greek and Latin: "entomon," meaning "insect," and "phagus," as in "feeding on."Some think it's the future of food.In 2013, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released a report declaring the need to swap traditional protein sources for insects to support a sustainable future. The report helped drive an explosion of efforts all dedicated to making mealworms your next meal.Presenters at a 2018 conference in Georgia, Eat...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Science, California, Americas, United States, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Pliny the Elder, North America, Aristotle, Entomological Society of America, Department of Agriculture, Mono Lake, Wayne State University, Agriculture Organization of the United Nations


Elon Musk upbeat on Starship test flights

The US entrepreneur says prototype flights of his Moon-Mars rocket system will begin in months.
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, US


Russia has hidden the details of a handful of nuclear accidents since the 1950s — here's what we know about them

In addition to Chernobyl, Russia has tried to hide the details of other nuclear incidents, including an explosion that killed seven people in August.
Tags: Science, Russia, Chernobyl Russia


I’m the only Indian who has signed the European Climate Declaration September 26, 2019

There is no climate emergency See the declaration at PDF document (also on my server – and this). A report on this: There is No Climate Emergency, Say 500 Experts A video: European Climate Declaration September 26, 2019 FULL TEXT: There is no climate emergency A global network of 500 scientists and professionals has prepared […]
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SpaceX’s Elon Musk lays out a fast and furious plan for Starship super-rocket

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk set a revved-up timeline tonight for testing and building a fleet of Starship rocket ships that he says would eventually take people on trips to the moon, Mars and other deep-space destinations. Standing in front of SpaceX's newly constructed Starship Mk1 prototype at the company's South Texas facility, Musk said he expected the first 12-mile-high test flight to take place in a month or two. His timeline called for building up to four more versions of the super-rocke...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, Mars, Musk, South Texas, Starship



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