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Rocks made of plastic waste discovered on Brazilian island

Publicado em 15 março 2023
Geologists from the Federal University of Paraná discovered some rocks made of plastic waste on the island of Trindade de Brasi l, known for its volcanic activities. According to a Reuters office, melted plastic has become entwined with rocks on the island, located 1.140 km from the southeastern state of Espirito Santo. For researchers, this type of discovery is evidence of the growing influence of humans on the geological cycles of the earth. “This is new and terrifying [...]