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How whales help cool the Earth

How whales help cool the Earth

…restoring whale populations to their pre-whaling numbers could be an important tool in tackling climate change…

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Magnets, vacuums and tiny nets: the new fight against microplastics

Magnets, vacuums and tiny nets: the new fight against microplastics

Some are now innovating in microplastic extraction, providing the basis for a touch of cautious optimism. Here is a look at several examples of what is being done…

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Japan rocked by ‘aftershock’ from devastating 9.0-magnitude quake that hit in 2011

Japan rocked by ‘aftershock’ from devastating 9.0-magnitude quake that hit in 2011

A powerful earthquake that hit Japan on Saturday was an aftershock of the devastating 9.0 magnitude quake that struck the same area almost 10 years ago…

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Massive Coral Colony Found in American Samoa

Massive Coral Colony Found in American Samoa

Researchers with NOAA and several other agencies found the massive oval-shaped colony during a monitoring survey in the waters around Ta’u Island, known for large coral colonies.

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How travelers help to protect the Outer Islands of the Seychelles

How travelers help to protect the Outer Islands of the Seychelles

There are few places in the world as beautiful, or as vulnerable as the Outer Islands of Seychelles.

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How Bali’s pristine beaches have turned into garbage dumps as the deserted tourist island struggles without any visitors

How Bali’s pristine beaches have turned into garbage dumps as the deserted tourist island struggles without any visitors

The once-popular Kuta and Jimbaran beaches are now deserted and strewn with washed-up bottles, bags and plastic, leaving them looking more like a tip than an idyllic tourist destination.

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Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town

Rebuild or Leave ‘Paradise’: Climate Change Dilemma Facing a Nicaraguan Coastal Town

Two major November hurricanes slammed into the same part of Nicaraguan coast, laying waste to the Miskito village of Haulover. Faced with a future of intensifying storms, the residents must now consider whether to abandon their way of life by the ocean and move inland.

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Dizzying pace of Biden’s climate action sounds death knell for era of denialism

Dizzying pace of Biden’s climate action sounds death knell for era of denialism

For a landmark moment in the global effort to stave off catastrophic climate change, Joe Biden’s “climate day” at the White House was rather low-key…

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The world’s largest wetlands are on fire. That’s a disaster for all of us

The world’s largest wetlands are on fire. That’s a disaster for all of us

South America’s Pantanal region has been hit by the worst wildfires in decades. The blazes have already consumed about 28% of the vast floodplain that stretches across parts of Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay. They are still not completely under control.

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