Tragedy in Brumadinho: What in practice means Vale’s decision to end dams like the one that collapsed

Vale’s decision to halt ore exploration operations and to deactivate ten dams that use tailings storage methods similar to the Córrego do Feijão mine, which broke last week in Brumadinho (MG), was classified by the company’s president, Fábio Schvartsman, of “definitive plan” and “drastic”. The measure envisages, in practice, to retire the upstream dam method – equal… Read More »

Plastic or paper: Which bag is less harmful to the environment?

A British supermarket chain is raising the price of its reusable plastic bags as a test and introducing a paper version. Paper bags will be available in only eight Morrisons stores as part of a two-month experience. The network said the reduction of plastic was the main environmental concern of its customers. Paper bags remain popular in… Read More »

What is Facebook LOL, the memes and videos platform with which the social network wants to win back adolescents

Humor phrases, images and videos reflect everyday situations and are especially popular with young people who use platforms like WhatsApp, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat to share them. Now Facebook wants to use them to win back the teenagers, who are abandoning the social network at a dramatic pace. # 10YearsChallenge: How to disable facebook facial… Read More »