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India Is Now A Plastic Warrior

PLASTIC. Designed to be an inexpensive, durable alternative to other materials, such as pewter, glass or ceramics that dent or break. No one anticipated the ramifications of a synthetic material that could seemingly last forever, would actually last forever. As scientists innovated the composition and society found more and more uses for the material, its…

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Dharavi boys join beach clean-up wave

SPARKED by one man, Afroz Shah, and joined by thousands, Mumbai’s Versova beach clean-up – the largest in the world – has turned into a movement that has inspired many. Amongst them are 22-year-old Saif Ansari and Adnan Khan, 20, from Dharavi, Asia’s biggest slum – and the most densely populated. While still in their…

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The Oceans’ Speedo-ed Superhero

LEWIS PUGH, a name you’ve probably never heard, is one of the most important unsung heroes of our planet. Gifted with the ability to raise his natural body heat prior to jumping into freezing waters, he uses his superpower to draw attention to looming environmental crises. At just 17 years old, he began his quest…

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