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Winter Ice Extent in the Bering Sea at Its Lowest Point in 5,500 Years

Winter Ice Extent in the Bering Sea at Its Lowest Point in 5,500 Years

Winter sea ice in the Bering Sea hit its lowest levels in thousands of years in 2018 and 2019, scientists reported in a new study.

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As another heat wave sears CA, experts say health impacts will worsen with climate change

As another heat wave sears CA, experts say health impacts will worsen with climate change

As the second major heat wave in weeks bears down on Southern California, experts and authorities are warning the public to take seriously the health dangers of extreme temperatures that are only getting worse due to climate change.

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In EU, 1 in 8 deaths linked to pollution: report

In EU, 1 in 8 deaths linked to pollution: report

In the EU, 13 percent of deaths are linked to pollution, said a new report published on Tuesday by the European Environment Agency (EEA)

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Portuguese children sue 33 countries over climate change at European court

Portuguese children sue 33 countries over climate change at European court

Young activists from Portugal have filed the first climate change case at the European court of human rights in Strasbourg, demanding 33 countries make more ambitious emissions cuts to safeguard their future physical and mental wellbeing.

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How China’s Expanding Fishing Fleet Is Depleting the World’s Oceans

How China’s Expanding Fishing Fleet Is Depleting the World’s Oceans

After exhausting areas close to home, China’s vast fishing fleet has moved into the waters of other nations, depleting fish stocks. More than seafood is at stake, as China looks to assert itself on the seas and further its geo-political ambitions, from East Asia to Latin America.

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Aviation contributes 3.5% to the drivers of climate change that stem from humans

Aviation contributes 3.5% to the drivers of climate change that stem from humans

A new international study provides unprecedented calculations of the impact of aviation on the climate from 2000 to 2018 to produce the most comprehensive insight to date.

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The widespread footprint of blue jean microfibers

The widespread footprint of blue jean microfibers

Researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science & Technology Letters have detected indigo denim microfibers not only in wastewater effluent, but also in lakes and remote Arctic marine sediments.

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Beaver Island Michigan, 2016 – 2020: Beach Perspectives; By William J. Neal

Beaver Island Michigan, 2016 – 2020: Beach Perspectives; By William J. Neal

Most readers probably have heard of Mackinac Island, either for its strategic place in early American history, or as today’s high-end resort. In contrast, lesser known Beaver Island has a more colorful history.

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Plastic Pollution

Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

The World’s Beaches

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