Here’s what we're reading this month:
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"Nurdles” may sound cute but they pose a huge risk to the marine environment. Also known as “mermaid tears”, these small plastic pellets are a feedstock in the plastic industry. Instead of being converted into household items, many end up in the ocean, collecting toxins on their surfaces and being eaten by marine wildlife."
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To make a statement about sustainability, Japan recently announced it would forge its 2020 Olympic medals from recycled smartphones, laptops and other gadgets.
"Green groups are urging revelers to recycle, reuse, and reconnect with the pre-plastic soul of a great celebration."
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"The plants, animals, and micro-organisms that are the bedrock of food production are in decline, according to a UN study."
What were your top reads this month? Drop a link in the comments!