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Styrofoam-Eating Larvae Project Wins National High School Sustainability Contest

Imagine taking a stroll through the woods and every few feet, finding a piece of discarded plastic. If humanity does not join together and take action to reduce the amount of Styrofoam (polystyrene) that is sent to landfills, the unfortunate scenario may become a reality. On the other hand, at least one solution is in motion which has the potential to reduce the amount of single-use plastic in the environment, and it involves larvae. For Alaska Airline’s Imagine Tomorrow competition, 9th and 12 graders were prompted to discover new ways to support the transition to sustainability. As DailyRecordNews reports, the students were required to research complex topics related to the environment then innovate technologies, designs, or plans to mobilize change. The only limit was the students’ imagination.  Read more.....

 

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