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Acid Rain Pollution

Scientists coined the term acid rain in 1966, after years of tests and experiments.
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Two New Ocean Research Ships to Set Sail in 2015

Two New Ocean Research Ships to Set Sail in 2015 | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Two new U.S. research ships will take to the seas in the Arctic and Atlantic in 2015, allowing scientists around the world to explore the geology, biology and health of the oceans.

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Much of world's fossil fuel reserve must stay buried to prevent climate change, study says

Much of world's fossil fuel reserve must stay buried to prevent climate change, study says | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
New research is first to identify which reserves must not be burned to keep global temperature rise under 2C, including over 90% of US and Australian coal and almost all Canadian tar sands
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Air pollution at record levels in North Pole on Monday - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Air pollution at record levels in North Pole on Monday - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
FAIRBANKS — A North Pole monitoring station reported a record day for air pollution Monday, based on the Fairbanks North Star Borough’s preliminary data. 
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Captain Paul Watson: If I Were CEO of SeaWorld » EcoWatch

Captain Paul Watson: If I Were CEO of SeaWorld » EcoWatch | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
It has been very encouraging to see the impact of the documentary Blackfish on the plummeting profits of SeaWorld. Circuses and places like SeaWorld are despicable places,

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How a DVD Case Killed a Whale

How a DVD Case Killed a Whale | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
The growing mass of plastic sea trash can have fatal consequences for dolphins, whales, and other marine life.

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A quarter-million tons of plastic pollution found in oceans

A quarter-million tons of plastic pollution found in oceans |
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PET Bottle Lightweighting Could Bring Big Savings

PET Bottle Lightweighting Could Bring Big Savings | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
“The benefits of lightweighting PET bottles are well known in the beverage industry. However many producers are still not taking advantage of innovative new bottle designs that could help them make
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Why The White House Wants To Go After Seafood Pirates

Why The White House Wants To Go After Seafood Pirates | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Americans eat more seafood than just about anyone, but a big portion of imports are caught illegally. One expert calls this "the single greatest threat to sustainable fisheries in the world today."

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How do you solve a problem like plastic pollution?

How do you solve a problem like plastic pollution? | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
From our homes to our workplaces, schools, supermarkets, shopping centers and places in between, plastic is everywhere. But what happens to all that…
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Rocky Rex's Science Stuff: Climate Change and Food - how will Agriculture be affected?

Rocky Rex's Science Stuff: Climate Change and Food - how will Agriculture be affected? | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
@expedition365 Correct. #climatechange will affect food supply http://t.co/G5Yd3FSKRu
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Are You Contributing To Overfishing in Your Environment?

Are You Contributing To Overfishing in Your Environment? | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
If I asked you what the biggest threat to our ocean was at this very moment in time, the odds of you saying something like the improper discarding of our trash, or dangerous chemicals from the products we use, would probably be quite high.
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Health of oceans 'declining fast'

Health of oceans 'declining fast' | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
The health of the world’s oceans is deteriorating even faster than scientists previously thought, a report says.
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Underwater video captures Orcas singing off Palos Verdes

Underwater video captures Orcas singing off Palos Verdes | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
PALOS VERDES >> An underwater video captured this week gives an up-close look at Orcas vocalizing off the coast of Palos Verdes. The video, which was published on YouTube by Eric Martin, shows CA5
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PressTV-Water pollution levels rise in Gaza

PressTV-Water pollution levels rise in Gaza | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Water contamination jumps to alarming levels in the besieged Gaza Strip.
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Giant Clams: Unsung Heroes for Coral

Giant Clams: Unsung Heroes for Coral | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Giant clams have been a hard-to-miss part of coral reef ecosystems for the greater part of the last 38 million years. However, experts will be quick to admit that the part they play in these incredible systems remains rather shrouded in mystery.

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Great Lakes struggling with invisible threat of plastic microfibre pollution

Great Lakes struggling with invisible threat of plastic microfibre pollution | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Tiny synthetic fibres from clothes, cleaning cloths and consumer products are getting stuck inside fish in ways that other microplastics are not
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Ocean pollution likely caused former US champion surfer's death, family says - San Diego 6

Ocean pollution likely caused former US champion surfer's death, family says - San Diego 6 | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
A well-known local surfer who became a national champion has died from an aggressive bacterial infection, and his family suspects it was caused by pollution-tainted water.
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Scientists concerned about plastic pollution in Great Lakes

Scientists concerned about plastic pollution in Great Lakes | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Scientists who have reported that the Great Lakes are awash in tiny bits of plastic are raising new alarms about a little-noticed form of the debris turning up in sampling nets: synthetic fibers from garments, cleaning cloths and other consumer...
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A quarter-million tons of plastic pollution found in oceans | Packaging World

A quarter-million tons of plastic pollution found in oceans | Packaging World | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
The 5 Gyres Institute compiles six years and 500,000 nautical miles worth of information to provide a global estimate of plastic pollution in the...
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Food supply: Uncharted waters - FT.com

Food supply: Uncharted waters - FT.com | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Under drizzly skies on the west coast of Norway, Thor Halvor Nygaard surveys the fish in the pens floating in the country’s largest fjord.

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Where Have All the Cod Gone?

Where Have All the Cod Gone? | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
Recent drops in fish stocks are the latest in a long history of decline.

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Rocky Rex's Science Stuff: Climate Change and Food - how will Agriculture be affected?

Rocky Rex's Science Stuff: Climate Change and Food - how will Agriculture be affected? | sustainability and plastic pollution and polluted oceans | Scoop.it
@expedition365 Correct. #climatechange will affect food supply http://t.co/G5Yd3FSKRu
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Which environmental stories in 2014 were actually important? - Vox

The stories that dominated the headlines — like Keystone XL — may be less important than some little-noticed trends.
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Senegal beach destroyed by pollution

The Bay of Hann in Senegal used to be famous for its pristine waters and sandy beaches. But today, it's far from the holiday destination it once was - because of pollution. Now, it's an...
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