June 2016

New Study: More plastic particles than fish in the Danube

More plastic particles than larval fish in the Danube

Colourful crumbs in the sand: plastic waste is now also visible on many beaches. The tiny microparticles have serious consequences for fish - and for the entire ecosystem, as proven by a new study.

Full article: http://www.welt.de/wissenschaft

Construct a Ship to clean the Ocean? -Great Idea!

A small dockyard in northern Germany has taken the plastic problem of the oceans. They build a catamaran named "sea cow" to collect (plastic) waste.

The design is ingenious.

Click here for more: http://www.welt.de/wissenschaft

Forum BioChem 2016

The Forum BioChem Event went more than awesome!

P4SB also wants to highlight the great work of Audrey from CNRS with her poster and presentation!

The Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events

Latest Press Release by Carbios

Although in French, we still would like to bring again under your attention, that company Carbios contributes to PET degradation.

See their latest press release here: http://www.truffle.com/wp-content

EU Proposal: All scientific papers to be free by 2020

Results of research supported by public and public-private funds set to be made freely available to all. A “life-changing” reform ordered by the European Union’s science chief, Carlos Moedas.

Could this be interesting for P4SB as well?

Original article: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016