In 2013, two students at Imperial College London had an idea. They would use natural materials to replace plastic packaging. Unlike many multi-billion dollar corporations, they succeeded in coming up with a product. It’s called Notpla, and it could just change disposable packaging forever.
Filipino activists, alarmed by the rapid increase in shark deaths over recent years, are enacting legislation to help trim shark killing by fishermen and poachers. But a more insidious killer – plastics – continues to cut into the peak predator numbers.