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Rising sea levels endangering Australia’s World Heritage-listed Kakadu wetlands

Rising sea levels endangering Australia’s World Heritage-listed Kakadu wetlands

A study released by Australia Government, finds that Kakadu National Park, a protected northern territory, half the size of Switzerland, is one of Australia’s “natural ecosystems most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change”, with higher oceans being a “serious risk” to its ecosystem.

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Being Part Of The Solution: Marine Debris Tracker

Being Part Of The Solution: Marine Debris Tracker

A new app lets anyone with an iPhone or Smartphone to report trash on beaches and waterways, and help scientists too. Indeed, with plastic bags, cans, abandoned or lost fishing gear and other marine debris washing up on our shores each year, the app could help combat the global marine debris problem, according to NOAA.

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C40 Large Cities Climate Summit

C40 Large Cities Climate Summit

A financing agreement with the World Bank to help the world’s major cities better adapt to climate change, has been reached a the fourth C40 summit, in Sao Paulo.

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EPA Begins Monitoring Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters

EPA Begins Monitoring Summer Monitoring to Protect Area Beaches, Coastal Waters

With the beginning of the beach season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is undertaking a beach and harbor protection program to safeguard beaches and bays in New Jersey and New York and protect the health of the people who enjoy them.

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China to step up fight against plastic addiction

China to step up fight against plastic addiction

Around three billion plastic bags were being used daily in China before the 2008 ban. Since then, according to the NDRC, people have used at least 24 billion fewer plastic bags every year, and 100 billion plastic shopping bags may have been kept out of landfills as a result of the law.

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Climate Change Impacts in China

Climate Change Impacts in China

The received wisdom used to be that climate change would have relatively little impact on China. But that views seems outdated.

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Scientists Argue Against Conclusion That Bacteria Consumed Deepwater Horizon Methane

Scientists Argue Against Conclusion That Bacteria Consumed Deepwater Horizon Methane

Some scientists cast doubt on a widely publicized study that concluded that a bacterial bloom in the Gulf of Mexico consumed the methane discharged from the Deepwater Horizon well. The debate has implications for the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem.

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Beaches In Britain Beat 2010’s Bathing Quality Standards

Beaches In Britain Beat 2010’s Bathing Quality Standards

More beaches given the top rating this year, but slightly more failed to meet basic water standards

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The Peril of Plastic

The Peril of Plastic

Many scientists believe marine plastic pollution is one of the major issues, along with climate change, facing the planet.

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