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Researchers have created an enzyme that can break down plastics, that typically take centuries to degrade, in hours or days depending on the material.  The discovery could help solve one of the world’s most pressing environmental problems – what to do with the billions of tons of plastic waste piling up in landfills and polluting land and waterways.

Pre-Intermediate: A2+Intermediate: B1Upper-Intermediate: B2Advanced: C1
2-3 student pagesAudio
Teaching time 90-120 mins
DiscussionListeningMatchingMultiple-choiceReadingSentence completionTrue or false

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