Could specially engineered enzymes soon be used to break down our mountains of plastic waste?
We've produced and thrown away so much plastic waste, that by 2050, there might be more plastic than fish in the ocean. What if fish themselves could provide the source for a more sea-life-friendly type of bioplastic?
While investigating their local wetlands, an Indian university stumbled upon bacteria which could be used to break down plastics.
Breeding insects on an industrial scale could meet the increasing demand for feed for cattle.