Deep freeze in the UK causes massive die-off of sea creatures

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Scientists in the United Kingdom have observed a mass die-off of invertebrate sea creatures as a result of recent frigid weather. “There was a 3C drop in sea temperature last week which will have caused animals to hunker down and reduce their activity levels,” Bex Lynam of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust told The Guardian. “This makes them vulnerable to rough seas – they became dislodged by large waves and washed ashore when the rough weather kicked in.” View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



LEGO is rolling out its first plant-based plastic pieces

Plants from plants: that’s LEGO’s description for their first sustainable bricks ever. They’ll be rolling out botanical elements like trees, leaves, and bushes manufactured with plant-based plastic sourced via sugarcane this year. The move is part of their goal to utilize sustainable materials in their packaging and core products by 2030.

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