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Ghost ship washes ashore in Ireland after more than a year at sea

Ghost ship washes ashore in Ireland after more than a year at sea

The 77-metre MV Alta drifted for over a year, skirting the Americas, Africa and Europe, rusting and derelict yet resolutely afloat.

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Excavation to begin on next phase of Summerland oil well cleanup

Excavation to begin on next phase of Summerland oil well cleanup

During the week of February 10, 2019, exploratory excavation work will begin on oil wells leaking onto Summerland Beach, as part of the planning for capping up to three more wells on and off the beach

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U.S. companies use misleading “recyclable” labels on hundreds of plastic products

U.S. companies use misleading “recyclable” labels on hundreds of plastic products

A Greenpeace survey confirms what many news reports have indicated since China restricted plastic waste imports two years ago — that recycling facilities across the country are not able to sort, sell, and reprocess much of the plastic that companies produce.

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Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’

Jeff Bezos Pledges $10 Billion To Fight Climate Change, Planet’s ‘Biggest Threat’

Bezos says the funds will go toward the creation of the Bezos Earth Fund. “This global initiative will fund scientists, activists, NGOs — any effort that offers a real possibility to help preserve and protect the natural world,” he writes in an Instagram post.

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Plastic pollution poses new threat to a turtle paradise

Plastic pollution poses new threat to a turtle paradise

The waters surrounding Príncipe harbour five of the world’s seven species of sea turtle and this remote island’s relatively pristine beaches provide crucial nesting sites. Arguably, the most insidious threat is the plastic permeating Príncipe’s waters and piling up on its beaches.

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Antarctica Warmer Than Tel Aviv

Antarctica Warmer Than Tel Aviv

Temperature in the northern Antarctic peninsula hit an all-time high of 18.3 degrees Celsius (64.9 degrees Fahrenheit) on February 6, says an Argentine research station there. In February, the daytime temperature in Tel Aviv averages 64.5 degrees.

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Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

Climate change is coming for the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C.

The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., overlooks the Tidal Basin, a man-made body of water surrounded by cherry trees. But at high tide, people are forced off parts of the path. Twice a day, the Tidal Basin floods and water spills onto the walkway.

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Air Pollution from Fossil Fuels Costs $8 Billion Per Day, New Research Finds

Air Pollution from Fossil Fuels Costs $8 Billion Per Day, New Research Finds

The study, the first of its kind to quantify the global impacts of air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels, focused on the health impacts of three specific types of pollutants. The report also highlights several key solutions to reduce air pollution, improve public health, and mitigate climate change.

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211m gallons of sewage spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways, officials say

211m gallons of sewage spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways, officials say

Fort Lauderdale officials say 211.6m gallons of sewage has spilled into Fort Lauderdale waterways in the past few months. That’s enough to fill 320 Olympic-sized pools.

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