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A message for World Oceans Day, June 8, 2020

A message for World Oceans Day, June 8, 2020

There can be no environmental justice without social justice. A very short sentence, with millions of lives and stories behind it.

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‘Dogged pragmatism’ needed to save Ocean: UN Special Envoy

‘Dogged pragmatism’ needed to save Ocean: UN Special Envoy

Peter Thomson, who hails from the Pacific Ocean island of Fiji, spoke to UN News ahead of World Oceans Day marked annually on 8 June, and explained why it’s crucial not to forget how important the Ocean is, to the future of the planet.

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UN World Oceans Day 2020: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

UN World Oceans Day 2020: Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care. Excerpts; June 8 is World Oceans Day, the United Nations day for celebrating the…

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US ranks 24th in the world on environmental performance

US ranks 24th in the world on environmental performance

The United States isn’t doing a good job of protecting the environment, according to researchers at Yale and Columbia universities. The U.S. ranks 24th in the 2020 Environmental Performance Index, released Thursday. The poor ranking, putting the United States behind most of Europe, reflects the nation’s growing environmental and sustainability problems

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Tropical Storm Cristobal nears landfall in Louisiana with dangerous coastal and inland flooding

Tropical Storm Cristobal nears landfall in Louisiana with dangerous coastal and inland flooding

Tropical storm warnings stretched from the coast of central Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle, while storm surge warnings covered the southeastern Louisiana coastline to near Biloxi. A 5-foot surge had already inundated some coastal areas in southeast Louisiana and Mississippi.

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Trump signs order to waive environmental reviews for key projects

Trump signs order to waive environmental reviews for key projects

Trump signed an executive order Thursday instructing agencies to waive long-standing environmental laws to speed up federal approval for new mines, highways, pipelines and other projects given the current economic emergency. Declaring an economic emergency lets the president invoke a section of federal law allowing “action with significant environmental impact” without observing normal requirements imposed by laws

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Putin declares state of emergency after massive fuel leak pollutes river in the Arctic Circle

Putin declares state of emergency after massive fuel leak pollutes river in the Arctic Circle

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in the Siberian city of Norilsk after a massive fuel leak spilled into a river. Environmentalists call it one of the worst ever seen in the Arctic.

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Scientists tackle starfish plagues on endangered Great Barrier Reef

Scientists tackle starfish plagues on endangered Great Barrier Reef

Crown-of-thorns starfish are the second biggest threat to the already endangered Great Barrier Reef — the world’s largest coral reef system, right behind tropical cyclones. Over the past decades, they have attacked the reefs in waves of outbreaks.

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Powerful coastal landslide: buildings swept away in Alta, Norway

Powerful coastal landslide: buildings swept away in Alta, Norway

Several houses have been swept into the sea following a powerful landslide in Alta municipality, northern Norway.

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