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July 25, 2023 12:21 PM
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Planet Earth is becoming unlivable — and politicians keep ignoring it - RawStory.com

Planet Earth is becoming unlivable — and politicians keep ignoring it - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Is Phoenix America’s first unlivable city? Will this be the year America and the world wakes up? CBS News is reporting that people in Phoenix are rationing their air conditioning; a British climatologist has declared it the developed world’s first “uninhabitable city without air conditioning.” 

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April 9, 2023 1:51 PM
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Sea urchin die-off threatens reefs from Florida to Caribbean. Scientists hope to revive them - Miami Herald

Sea urchin die-off threatens reefs from Florida to Caribbean. Scientists hope to revive them - Miami Herald | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

MIAMI — These days, long-spined sea urchins are known as the gardeners of the sea. They tend the algae on the coral reefs they call home, making sure it never overwhelms their hosts. Spotting one on the Florida reef tract is a good sign that nearby corals are doing OK. 

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August 10, 2022 6:35 PM
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Oil spill in Terrebonne Bay on opening day of shrimp season causes grief for fishermen - HoumaToday.com

Oil spill in Terrebonne Bay on opening day of shrimp season causes grief for fishermen - HoumaToday.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

An oil spill on the first day of Louisiana’s inshore shrimp season has taken a toll on some fishermen. Here's what happened.

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August 4, 2022 5:06 PM
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Record Amounts of Stinky, Fish-Killing Seaweed Swamping Caribbean Coasts - EcoWatch.com

Record Amounts of Stinky, Fish-Killing Seaweed Swamping Caribbean Coasts - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Across Caribbean coasts, sargassum is covering the beaches. This smelly seaweed kills fish and other marine life and impacts local economies.

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May 10, 2022 1:54 PM
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UN says 'imminent' Yemen oil spill would cost $20 bn to clean up - PHYS.org

UN says 'imminent' Yemen oil spill would cost $20 bn to clean up - PHYS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The United Nations warned Monday that it would cost $20 billion to clean up an oil spill in the event of the "imminent" break-up of an oil tanker abandoned off Yemen.

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March 15, 2022 10:43 PM
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Peru Fishermen Devastated by Oil Spill Dubbed ‘Worst Ecological Disaster’ - Weather.com

Peru Fishermen Devastated by Oil Spill Dubbed ‘Worst Ecological Disaster’ - Weather.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A massive oil spill off the coast of Peru has been devastating for local fishermen.

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December 11, 2021 7:51 PM
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Report: Appalachian states face billions in mining cleanup | AP News

Report: Appalachian states face billions in mining cleanup | AP News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The cleanup and reclaiming of coal mines in seven Appalachian states will cost billions, and Kentucky and West Virginia have the largest bills coming due, according to an environmental group's new report.

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December 7, 2021 4:12 PM
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Niger Delta residents protest against month-long oil spill | Environment News | Al Jazeera

Niger Delta residents protest against month-long oil spill | Environment News | Al Jazeera | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Residents take to the streets to demand action after the latest spill affecting fishing communities in southern Nigeria.

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December 2, 2021 6:45 PM
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Interactive Map: PFAS Contamination Crisis: New Data Show 2,854 Sites in 50 States - EWG.org

Interactive Map: PFAS Contamination Crisis: New Data Show 2,854 Sites in 50 States - EWG.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The known extent of contamination of American communities with the highly toxic fluorinated compounds known as PFAS continues to grow at an alarming rate.

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November 8, 2021 9:11 AM
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Containing the longest-running oil spill in U.S. history - CBS News

Containing the longest-running oil spill in U.S. history - CBS News | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In 2004, Hurricane Ivan brought down a massive oil platform operated by Taylor Energy, in the Gulf of Mexico. For years, oil has been seeping into the Gulf. Jon Wertheim reports on the efforts of a Coast Guard captain and a Cajun engineer to find a solution.

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October 14, 2021 8:55 PM
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CA Oil Spill: Call To End Offshore OC Drilling, Waterfowl Release - Patch.com

CA Oil Spill: Call To End Offshore OC Drilling, Waterfowl Release - Patch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Three Orange County congressional representatives will lead the hearing on the Huntington Beach oil spill next week.

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October 4, 2021 12:24 AM
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Sea pollution after SA unrest an 'environmental catastrophe' - JacarandaFM.com

Sea pollution after SA unrest an 'environmental catastrophe' - JacarandaFM.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

South African government on Sunday said the sea pollution linked to a spill from a chemical plant attacked during riots in July had caused a serious environmental catastrophe.

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June 24, 2023 2:17 PM
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Ecological Collapse Could Happen Much Sooner Than Expected, Study Finds - EcoWatch.com

Ecological Collapse Could Happen Much Sooner Than Expected, Study Finds - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Some parts of the world have passed ecological tipping points. In other parts the danger of that happening may come sooner than expected.

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March 1, 2023 11:26 PM
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Motor tanker carrying 800K liters of oil sinks off Mindoro – Manila Bulletin

Motor tanker carrying 800K liters of oil sinks off Mindoro – Manila Bulletin | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

(SECOND UPDATE) A motor tanker loaded with 800,000 liters of industrial oil sank after encountering engine trouble and triggered oil spill in the vicinity waters off Naujan, Oriental Mindoro on Tuesday, Feb. 28.

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August 10, 2022 6:09 PM
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Lightning Strike at Oil Storage Facility Sparks Worst Fire in Cuba’s History - 

Lightning Strike at Oil Storage Facility Sparks Worst Fire in Cuba’s History -  | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Cuba’s main fuel storage facility caught fire and was 40% destroyed over five days, causing rolling blackouts and toxic smoke to spread.

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July 25, 2022 4:31 PM
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Mauritians Take Wakashio Oil Spill Battle to Island's Supreme Court - gCaptain.com

Mauritians Take Wakashio Oil Spill Battle to Island's Supreme Court - gCaptain.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Nearly 1,700 seafarers and inhabitants of Mauritius who have been adversely impacted by the Wakaship oil spill will file a lawsuit against Okiyo Maritime Corp. 

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March 18, 2022 11:25 PM
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Great Barrier Reef Experiences ‘Widespread’ Bleaching - EcoWatch.com

Great Barrier Reef Experiences ‘Widespread’ Bleaching - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The coral of the Great Barrier Reef is experiencing “widespread” bleaching just two years after the reef’s last mass bleaching event in 2020.

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March 2, 2022 10:08 AM
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Chernobyl Radiation Levels Rise After Russian Invasion - EcoWatch.com

Chernobyl Radiation Levels Rise After Russian Invasion - EcoWatch.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Radiation at the Chernobyl nuclear plant spiked above control levels, Ukraine warned the day after Russian forces captured the infamous plant during the country’s invasion of Ukraine.

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December 11, 2021 7:40 PM
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Who will clean up the 'billion-dollar mess' of abandoned US oilwells? | The Guardian

Who will clean up the 'billion-dollar mess' of abandoned US oilwells? | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

As oil companies go out of business, they are leaving a legacy of abandoned wells that leak huge amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere

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December 3, 2021 7:16 PM
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Maybe ‘forever chemicals’ should be called ‘everywhere chemicals’ - BangorDailyNews.com

Maybe ‘forever chemicals’ should be called ‘everywhere chemicals’ - BangorDailyNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The fact these chemicals are contaminating Maine’s deer meat in the Fairfield area is an eye-opening reminder of just how extensive this problem is.

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November 12, 2021 7:42 PM
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Major oil spill risk off Quang Tri coast posed by damaged Hong Kong ship - AseanNow.com

Major oil spill risk off Quang Tri coast posed by damaged Hong Kong ship - AseanNow.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The Quang Tri environment department has warned of an oil spill risk from a Hong Kong vessel anchored around eight kilometres from a local port.

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November 2, 2021 6:29 PM
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State-owned company, 4 executives indicted over massive 2014 desert oil spill | The Times of Israel

State-owned company, 4 executives indicted over massive 2014 desert oil spill | The Times of Israel | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Prosecutors blame the Eilat Ashkelon Pipeline Company and its officials for 'one of the biggest incidents of ecological damage the country has ever seen'...

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October 14, 2021 8:52 PM
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Coast Guard says California oil spill likely 25,000 gallons - PBS.org

Coast Guard says California oil spill likely 25,000 gallons - PBS.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The amount of crude oil spilled in an offshore pipeline leak in Southern California is believed to be close to 25,000 gallons, or only about one-fifth of what officials initially feared, a Coast Guard official said Thursday.

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