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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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10-21-2016
Group: The EPA waited seven months to intervene in Flint water crisis
The Environmental Protection Agency had sufficient authority and information to...
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10-21-2016
The fight against deforestation in Africa
Only a small share of Congolese villagers is the driving...
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10-21-2016
Typhoon Haima smashes China and the Philippines
Typhoon Haima barreled into southern China on Friday after hammering...
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10-20-2016
Different weather expected this winter in the US
Federal forecasters predict this winter may paint the U.S. in...
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10-20-2016
New research suggests a hydrogen powered future
Often described as the fuel of the future, hydrogen is...
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10-19-2016
Indonesia parliament ratifies Paris Agreement on climate change
Indonesia's parliament ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change Wednesday, obligating...
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10-19-2016
Obama enacts new measures to protect Puget sound
The Obama administration on Tuesday stepped up efforts to protect...
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10-19-2016
NASA catches Tropical Depression Sarika in the act
Tropical Depression Sarika made landfall early on Oct. 19 when...
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10-19-2016
New research can help predict flash droughts
According to new research from Scientists at the National Center...
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10-18-2016
Sea level rise in the 20th century has been greatly underestimated
A new study using NASA satellite data finds that tide...
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10-18-2016
US Air Force ignored climate change warnings at Space Fence radar site
The U.S. Air Force is spending nearly $1 billion to...
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10-18-2016
Ocean life produces an enormous carbon reservoir
The oceans hold a vast reservoir -- 700 billion tons...
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