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Thousands of barrels of suspected toxic DDT found dumped in California ocean

Thousands of barrels of suspected toxic DDT found dumped in California ocean

Marine scientists say they have found what they believe to be as many as 25,000 barrels possibly containing DDT dumped off the southern California coast near Catalina Island, where a massive underwater toxic waste site dating back to the second world war has long been suspected.

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If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater

If it’s safe, dump it in Tokyo. We in the Pacific don’t want Japan’s nuclear wastewater

Earlier this month, the Japanese government announced plans to discharge 1m tonnes of radioactive wastewater accruing since the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in 2011 into the Pacific Ocean.

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Biden vows to slash US emissions by half to meet ‘existential crisis of our time’

Biden vows to slash US emissions by half to meet ‘existential crisis of our time’

Joe Biden has called upon the world to confront the climate crisis and “overcome the existential crisis of our time”, as he unveiled an ambitious new pledge to slash US planet-heating emissions in half by the end of the decade.

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Will Probiotics Save Corals or Harm Them?

Will Probiotics Save Corals or Harm Them?

Bacteria are helping corals in lab tests, but risks rise as treatments are applied in the wild.

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She survived Hurricane Sandy. Then climate gentrification hit

She survived Hurricane Sandy. Then climate gentrification hit

Kimberly White Smalls needed her coastal home rebuilt, but like other Black residents of New York’s Far Rockaway neighborhood, she was moved instead…

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This Glacier in Alaska Is Moving 100 Times Faster Than Normal

This Glacier in Alaska Is Moving 100 Times Faster Than Normal

The Muldrow Glacier, on the north side of Denali in Alaska, is undergoing a rare surge. In the past few months the 39-mile-long river of ice has been moving as much as 90 feet a day, 100 times its usual speed.

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Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Japan has announced it will release more than 1m tonnes of contaminated water from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea…

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US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

US climate research outpost abandoned over fears it will fall into sea

Twice a day for the past half a century, a weather balloon to measure atmospheric conditions was released from a research station situated on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Faced with advancing seas that are set to devour it, the outpost has now been abandoned.

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Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

Sea-level rise is creating ‘ghost forests’ on an American coast

In coastal North Carolina, evidence of forest die-off is everywhere. Nearly every roadside ditch I pass is lined with dead or dying trees.

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