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NASA Confirms Development of Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Wilfred, Ending Hurricane List

NASA Confirms Development of Record-Breaking Tropical Storm Wilfred, Ending Hurricane List

The list of hurricane names is officially used up with the development of the 23rd tropical cyclone of the year. Tropical Storm Wilfred just formed in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean today,.

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Synthetic clothing fibers contribute vast amounts of plastic pollution on land

Synthetic clothing fibers contribute vast amounts of plastic pollution on land

176,500 metric tons of synthetic microfibers—chiefly polyester and nylon—are released every year onto terrestrial environments across the globe, according to a new study.

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The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate State, Scientists Find

The Arctic Is Shifting to a New Climate State, Scientists Find

he Arctic is transitioning from a frozen region to an entirely different climate, one dominated not by ice and snow, but by warming temperatures, open water, and rain, scientists warned in a new study.

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World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

World fails to meet a single target to stop destruction of nature – UN report

The world has failed to meet a single target to stem the destruction of wildlife and life-sustaining ecosystems in the last decade, according to a devastating new report from the UN on the state of nature.

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Five cyclones churn in Atlantic Ocean for only second time in history

Five cyclones churn in Atlantic Ocean for only second time in history

For only the second time in recorded history, five tropical cyclones are churning in the Atlantic Ocean at the same time.

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Mauritius oil spill: Japan ship operator to pay $9 million for clean-up

Mauritius oil spill: Japan ship operator to pay $9 million for clean-up

The Japanese ship operator of the tanker that leaked over 1,000 tons of oil off the coast of Mauritius in July has pledged $9 million toward clean-up efforts. The oil spill has damaged mangroves and coral reefs.

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Mangrove loss has fallen dramatically, but the forests are still in danger

Mangrove loss has fallen dramatically, but the forests are still in danger

According to satellite data, mangrove loss has fallen dramatically in the past two decades, with human-caused mangrove destruction declining even faster than loss from natural causes.

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Removing marine plastic litter is costly for small island states

Removing marine plastic litter is costly for small island states

Removing all of the plastic litter from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Aldabra Atoll—a ring of islands formed from coral reef in the Seychelles—would cost US $4.68 million and require 18,000 hours of labour, according to a study in Scientific Reports.

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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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