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Habitat destruction from overpopulation harming bird population, ecosystems

North America has lost 29 percent of its overall bird population since 1970 according to a new study released in Science magazine out on Oct. 19, called “Decline of the North American Avifauna.” That is a loss of nearly 3 billion birds in approximately 50 years. Several factors seem to be causes of the dramatic […]

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Plastic paves the way to an environment with less waste

Roads in the United States are traditionally paved with asphalt that uses mixtures of crushed rocks and petroleum-based oils, such as bitumen. With a global plastic-waste crisis that effects the land we live on and the oceans we swim in, companies around the world are battling this crisis by replacing bitumen with recycled plastics. India […]