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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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10-28-2016
Hurricane Seymour fading fast
Hurricane Seymour fading fast as a new image is caught....
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10-28-2016
Tips for avoiding breathing air pollution
Air pollution inhalation avoidance suggestions were outlined by scientists today....
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10-27-2016
Salish Sea stars are in a severe decline
 Salish Sea sea stars impacted by wasting disease. According to...
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10-27-2016
Climate change may be responsible for extreme cold winters
Extreme cold winters may be caused by climate change. Scientists...
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10-27-2016
New material discovered to help fight carbon dioxide
A new material has been discovered to help fight carbon...
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10-27-2016
Tropical cyclone Kyant captured by NASA
Tropical Cyclone Kyant, formally known as 3B, continued to move...
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10-26-2016
Carbon dioxide blamed for ice ages
Carbon dioxide blamed for ice age: new research suggests the...
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10-26-2016
Arctic Ocean plays significant role in nitrogen cycle
The Arctic Ocean plays a significant role in the nitrogen...
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10-26-2016
Giant vacuum cleaner eats pollution
Dutch inventors propose giant vacuum cleaner in fight against pollution....
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10-26-2016
Renewable energy capacity has now overtaken coal
Good news! Our capacity to produce renewable energy has now...
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10-25-2016
Great Barrier Reef damage assessed after catastrophic heatwave
Damage to the Great Barrier Reef has been assessed after...
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10-25-2016
Burning trash piles is very bad for your health
Burning trash piles is very bad for your health, new...
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