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WTO: New initiatives seek to put environment at heart of trade discussions [Video]

WTO: New initiatives seek to put environment at heart of trade discussions

Message by Julio José Prado, Minister for Production, Foreign Trade, Investment and Fisheries, Ecuador, on the Plastic Pollution and Environmentally Sustainable Plastics Trade (IDP).

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Myocarditis in the UK: Moderna vs. the Virus! NEW Nature Medicine Paper [Video]

Here is the paper: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41591-021-01630-0Vinay Prasad, MD MPH; Physician & Associate Professor Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ym4rwk0AAAAJ&hl=enSubstack: https://vinayprasadmdmph.substack.com/Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/plenary-session/id1429998903Personal Website: www.vinayakkprasad.com Laboratory Website: www.vkprasadlab.comPodcast Website: www.plenarysessionpodcast.comAcademic Publications: http://www.vinayakkprasad.com/papersFollow me on:Twitter @vprasadmdmph

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South Pacific garbage patch | Spectroom [Video]

The South Pacific garbage patch is an area of elevated levels of marine debris and plastic particle pollution, most of which is concentrated within the ocean's pelagic zone. It is located within the South Pacific Gyre, which itself spans from waters east of Australia to the South American continent, as far north as the Equator, and south until reaching the Antarctic Circumpolar Current. The degradation of plastics in the ocean also leads to a rise in the level of toxins in the area. This garbage patch is the most recently discovered having only been confirmed in mid-2017. The South Pacific garbage patch has been compared in nature to the Great Pacific garbage patch's state in 2007, making the former ten years younger. The garbage patch is impossible to detect using satellites, or other visual means as most particles are smaller than a grain of rice.