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Sea Turtle Nesting Beaches Threatened by Microplastic Pollution

(SCIENCE DAILY) – Plastic is famous for its unyielding durability, making it perfect for consumer products but a unique and persistent menace to the natural environment. For the loggerhead sea

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China Tells Local Meteorological Bureaus to Stop Smog Alerts

(TERRA DAILY) – China is suspending local meteorological bureaus from issuing smog alerts, media reported Wednesday, raising suspicions the government is attempting to suppress information about the country’s air pollution

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This Ink For Artists Is Made From Air Pollution

(GIZMODO) – We’ve been pouring carbon into our atmosphere for over 200 years, with potentially catastrophic consequences for the global climate. Now a start-up venture called Air Ink has found

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The US Rowing Team’s Antimicrobial Suit Can’t Defeat Rio’s Polluted Water

(WIRED) – RIO DE JANEIRO’S waterways are about as clean as a dirty toilet bowl—raw sewage literally flows into them every day. So in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics,

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Mussels Used to Detect Water Contamination

(Reuters) – A company providing drinking water from a river to residents in Rzeszow, a town in south-eastern Poland, has begun using mussels to monitor pollutants in the water. Liane

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The Great Barrier Reef Is Even Worse Off Than We Thought

(GIZMODO) – We’ve known for a while that the Great Barrier Reef, but new numbers from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies drive home exactly how much

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Tiny Motors that Can Clean Up Polluted Water (video)

(ACS) – Scientists are developing new motors that are tiny, soft and run on light, magnetic effects or chemical solutions. They can serve specific functions — including cleaning up pollution.

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