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Fiona, one of millions of disposable facemasks born from the covid-19 pandemic, ends up in an unexpected place. She meets fantastic creatures whose wisdom leads her to dream of ideal future generations of disposable face masks. Can they be made in such a way that they have minimum negative impact on fragile eco-systems?
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This episode is based on the graduation project of design student Mari Genova. You can find an interview with Mari about her project here: https://www.thehagueuniversity.com/about-thuas/thuas-today/news/detail/2021/02/02/the-greatest-designer-is-nature-circular-facemask
More information on Urban Metabolism: https://www.thehagueuniversity.com/research/research-groups/details/urban-metabolism