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EARTH DAY LIVE – 2020

EARTH DAY LIVE – 2020

On April 22, we’re flooding the world with hope, optimism and action. Will you join us? Watch Live.

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North Pole soon to be ice free in summer

North Pole soon to be ice free in summer

The Arctic Ocean in summer will very likely be ice free before 2050, at least temporarily. The efficacy of climate-protection measures will determine how often and for how long. These are the results of a new research study involving 21 research institutes from around the world.

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10 years after BP spill: Oil drilled deeper; rules relaxed

10 years after BP spill: Oil drilled deeper; rules relaxed

Industry leaders and government officials say they’re determined to prevent a repeat of BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster. Yet safety rules adopted in the spill’s aftermath have been eased as part of Trump’s drive to boost U.S. oil production.

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‘We’ve been abandoned’: a decade later, Deepwater Horizon still haunts Mexico

‘We’ve been abandoned’: a decade later, Deepwater Horizon still haunts Mexico

Amid public and political outrage in the US, BP took full responsibility for the worst oil spill of the 20th century. But BP denied the oil reached Mexico, claiming the ocean current propelled the huge spill in the opposite direction. However, fishermen and Mexican scientists knew this wasn’t true.

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Fishpeople | Lives Transformed by the Sea; A Film

Fishpeople | Lives Transformed by the Sea; A Film

Fishpeople, tells the stories of a unique cast of characters who have dedicated their lives to the sea. Available for the first time online! A documentary presented by Patagonia and directed by Keith Malloy.

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Scientists confirm dramatic melting of Greenland ice sheet

Scientists confirm dramatic melting of Greenland ice sheet

There was a dramatic melting of Greenland’s ice sheet in the summer of 2019, researchers have confirmed, in a study that reveals the loss was largely due to a persistent zone of high pressure over the region.

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Images of Venice from space show how current crisis has changed the city’s iconic canals

Images of Venice from space show how current crisis has changed the city’s iconic canals

The European Space Agency has released two images of Venice, taken one year apart, which highlight the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on its famous waterways.

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Estuaries are warming at twice the rate of oceans and atmosphere

Estuaries are warming at twice the rate of oceans and atmosphere

New research shows that estuaries are particularly vulnerable to a warming environment. This is a concern not only for the marine and bird life that rely on them but the millions of people who depend on rivers, lakes and lagoons for their livelihoods around the world.

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Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes’ livers and on the deep ocean floor

Scientists have found oil from the Deepwater Horizon blowout in fishes’ livers and on the deep ocean floor

Over the decade since the Deepwater Horizon spill, thousands of scientists have analyzed its impact on the Gulf of Mexico. The spill affected many different parts of the Gulf, from coastal marshes to the deep sea.

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