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Tropical cyclone Gita Batters the South Pacific

News
Feb
16

For nearly a week, Tropical Cyclone Gita has been battering and threatening small South Pacific islands. And the storm is not done.

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Balearics launch pioneering plan to phase out emissions

The Balearic islands’ government has launched a pioneering plan to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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Hurricanes are not to blame for most big storm surges in Northeast

Hurricanes spawn most of the largest storm surges in the northeastern U.S., right? Wrong, according to a study by Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists. Extratropical cyclones , including nor’easters and other non-tropical storms, generate most of the large storm surges in the Northeast.

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New Study Finds Sea Level Rise Accelerating

Global sea level rise is accelerating incrementally over time rather than increasing at a steady rate, as previously thought, according to a new study based on 25 years of NASA and European satellite data.

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Innovative restoration of coral reefs helps protect Caribbean islands

Researchers have measured the protective role of coral reefs and field-tested a solution that reduces coastal risks by combining innovative engineering with restoration ecology.

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Satellite observations show sea levels rising, and climate change is accelerating it

Sea level rise is happening now, and the rate at which it is rising is increasing every year, according to a study released Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Microplastics pollute most remote and uncharted areas of the ocean

News, Pollution
Feb
12

First data ever gathered from extremely remote area of the South Indian Ocean has a surprisingly high volume of plastic particles, say scientists. Currently scientists can only account for 1% of the plastic they think is in the ocean.

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Plastic waste ‘building up’ in Arctic

News, Pollution
Feb
10

Plastic waste is building up in the supposedly pristine wilderness of the Norwegian Arctic, scientists say.

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Federal penalties against polluters at lowest level in a decade under Trump

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News, Pollution
Feb
9

Figures released by the EPA show that 115 crime cases were opened in 2017, down from a peak of nearly 400 in 2009.

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