The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), in association with Globalia, the leading tourism group in Spain and Latin America, has selected the finalists of the 2nd Global Tourism Startup Competition, an initiative that the two entities have been working on since 2018 when its first edition was held.
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Plastic is probably in your food or drinking water, and now scientists fear it might be flowing through your veins. A small study published last month found that the blood of 17 out of 22 people contained microplastics — plastic fragments smaller than a sesame seed. It’s the first time those tiny bits of fossil-fuel product have been detected in human blood, but the discovery is no surprise to plastics researchers. “Plastics are everywhere,” Rolf Halden, the director of the Biodesign Center for Environmental Health Engineering at Arizona State University, told Insider. Previous studies have found microplastics in humans’ food, drinking water, poop, placentas, and lungs, and drifting through the air we breathe.
Companies across the globe are applying technology to sustainability to produce a win-win for business and the planet.