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Indian student creates a brick made from recycled plastic

by Anna Fletcher, CNN

When an Indian engineering student visited a traditional brick kiln, he was appalled at what he saw.

“My moment of reckoning came during that field trip,” says Abhishek Banerjee, recalling the 2016 visit. “We saw that the workers there were being treated very inhumanely. And the working conditions of that brick kiln were very improper — people were digging clay with their bare hands.”

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How continents were recycled

by Ruhr-Universitaet-Bochum, Geology Page

Researchers from Germany and Switzerland have used computer simulations to analyse how plate tectonics have evolved on Earth over the last three billion years. They show that tectonic processes have changed in the course of the time, and demonstrate how those changes contributed to the formation and destruction of continents. The model reconstructs how present-day continents, oceans and the atmosphere may have evolved.

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