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Food chains: Are you eating plastic for dinner?

Animals including humans
Use food chains to explore the impact of plastic pollution in the oceans. Following pressure from environmental groups, the government is ...

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Recently, a group of children stranded under the Dover cliffs at night had to use their mobile phones as beacons to guide the rescue services ...

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In spring 2016, the biggest passenger ship ever built was launched. The cruise ship is the length of three football pitches and taller than Ne...

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