Corona Becomes First Big Beer Brand to Trial Plastic-Free Rings

Corona will pilot 100 percent plastic-free six pack rings in select markets—the first global beer brand to attempt the switch after moves from smaller beer companies. The plant-based rings will be piloted in Tulum, Mexico—Corona’s homeland—at the beginning of 2019. Corona’s move is part of a larger effort with the environmental organization Parley for the […]

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Australia Cuts 80% of Plastic Bag Use in 3 Short Months

Despite a few hiccups along the way, Australia’s plastic bag consumption has dropped drastically. Three months after two of the largest supermarket chains banned plastic grocery bags, an estimated 1.5 billion bags have been prevented from use, the Australian Associated Press reported, citing the National Retail Association. Overall, the bans introduced by Coles and Woolworths […]

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Widespread coral species shows unique adaptations against environmental changes

One coral species is evolving to cope with climate change, a new paper reveals. Researchers from the University of Miami (UM) found that the cauliflower coral (Pocillopora damicornis) evolved unique tricks against environmental change. Roughly one-third of its genome is unique among all reef-building corals — and many of these unique genes relate to immune functions, the […]

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