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These plastic eating caterpillars could help save the planet. World Economic Forum

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A waxworm chews a hole through a plastic bag. Federica Bertocchini

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Wax worm larva chewing a hole through plastic.

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Wax worm specimens in a Petri dish. Credit: César Hernández/CSIC

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Larvae of the wax moth (Galleria mellonella) are capable of eating holes in plastic in under an hour. Fred Lewsey, Cambridge University

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Scientists have discovered that mealworms can safely convert plastic into CO2, nutrition for soil.

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Phil and Stephen explore more super projects, including building airships and saving the planet with a caterpillar that eats plastic bags.

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Two views of a 4th instar caterpillar, newly moulted, length: 15.5mm