Plastics have most commonly and in large quantities been derived from petrochemicals. We call them 'petroplastics' or 'fossil fuel plastics'. Bioplastics on the other hand are plastics made from renewable biomass sources, such as cellulose. Did you know? The first man-made plastic was manufactured from cellulose. It was called Parkesine. Not all bioplastics are degradable though. … Continue reading Can bioplastics take over the world?
"Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative." - H. G. Wells Species adapting to their environment is not new science. When a species fails to do so, it is doomed towards extinction is an accepted fact. In one of my blog posts called 'Global warming? Think again.', I wrote about a type … Continue reading Is the earth adapting to climate change?