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12-03-2021
Looking for microplastics in the remote Weddell Sea
The iconic and saddening image of a suffering seabird with a plastic ring stuck around its neck has often been used as a call to action, but plastic pollution brings even subtler dangers in the form of microplastics - tiny pieces of plastic smaller than five centimeters.  Now, a new study from researchers at the Department of Environmental Sciences at the University of Basel has taken aim at measuring the amount of microplastics that have found their way to the Weddell Sea in Antarctica, and where exactly...
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11-01-2016
Arctic climate change improves agricultural outlook
Arctic climate change improves agricultural outlook as rising temperatures make...
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11-01-2016
Mexican avocado deforestation: orchards to blame
Mexican avocado deforestation: world authorities voice concerns as forests are...
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11-01-2016
Arctic Ocean naval operations may change as ice melts
Arctic Ocean naval operations may change as ice melts. Commerce,...
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10-31-2016
Southern Spain climate change will turn country into a giant desert
Southern Spain climate change fears are at the forefront in...
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10-31-2016
UNICEF air pollution report: 2 billion children affected
A new UNICEF air pollution report claims almost 2 billion...
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10-31-2016
Butterflies are dying in warm winters
UK butterflies dying in warm winters: a new report highlights...
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10-31-2016
Vermont windfarm opposition
Vermont windfarm opposition forms. An emotional debate is underway in the...
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10-31-2016
California water agencies questioning lawn experiment
California water agencies are questioning if a lawn experiment was...
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10-30-2016
Harlequin Ladybug settles in Great Britain
Harlequin ladybug swarms are thought to be making themselves at...
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10-30-2016
Antarctica's Ross Sea sanctuary greenlighted
Antarctica's Ross Sea sanctuary has been greenlighted – it will...
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10-28-2016
Super emitters may cause over 50% of U.S. methane emissions
Super emitters are responsible for over 50% of U.S. methane...
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10-28-2016
Freshwater algae toxin found in San Francisco Bay
San Francisco Bay waters have been found to contain a...
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