Coastal Care

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Day: January 27, 2018

Plastic in the Oceans Increasing Risk of Disease in Coral Reefs

Plastic in the Oceans Increasing Risk of Disease in Coral Reefs

More than 11 billion pieces of plastic are lodged within coral reefs in the Asia-Pacific region. According to a new study published in the journal Science, as this plastic gets tangled, it often cuts the coral, increasing the risk of infection and disease outbreaks by as much 89 percent.

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The EPA made a surprise move that could protect the world’s largest salmon fishery

The EPA made a surprise move that could protect the world’s largest salmon fishery

In a surprise reversal, the EPA announced it is withdrawing its plan to suspend environmental protections for the Bristol Bay watershed in Alaska, that is home to the world’s most valuable wild salmon fishery.

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U.S. EPA reverses policy on ‘major sources’ of pollution

U.S. EPA reverses policy on ‘major sources’ of pollution

The EPA is withdrawing a provision of the Clean Air Act that requires a major source of pollution like a power plant to always be treated as a major source, even if it makes changes to reduce emissions.

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