Coastal Care

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Category: Pollution

Substantial quantities of tire particles contaminating rivers and ocean

Substantial quantities of tire particles contaminating rivers and ocean

Research reveals vital new information that will improve our scientific understanding of how tiny particles from tires, synthetic fibers from clothing and maritime gear enter the ocean.

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Proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska will endanger brown bears – and much more

Proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska will endanger brown bears – and much more

The world’s most productive salmon fishery and a stronghold for the state’s bears are under threat from an open-pit gold and copper mine.

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A major oil pipeline project strikes deep at the heart of Africa

A major oil pipeline project strikes deep at the heart of Africa

A major pipeline that would carry oil 900 miles across East Africa is moving ahead. International experts warn that the $20 billion project will displace thousands of small farmers and put key wildlife habitat and coastal waters at risk.

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New York $ 1 billion offshore gas pipeline project denied

New York $ 1 billion offshore gas pipeline project denied

New York environmental regulators denied a water permit for Williams Cos Inc’s proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to New York City.

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The end of plastic? New plant-based bottles will degrade in a year

The end of plastic? New plant-based bottles will degrade in a year

A biochemicals company in the Netherlands hopes to kickstart investment in a pioneering project that hopes to make plastics from plant sugars rather than fossil fuels.

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Is the future more plastic?

Is the future more plastic?

The current pandemic has led to surging amounts of plastic waste, although a recent study suggests that the coronavirus might actually persist longer on plastics than on other materials. Battling plastic waste is much more complex than fighting COVID-19.

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Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground

Human-driven pollution alters the environment even underground

The Monte Conca cave system on the island of Sicily is a vast system of springs and pools, sitting below a nature preserve – presumed to be one of the few places untouched by human-driven pollution. But new research shows that the system is being altered by pollution from above.

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A radar for plastic: High-resolution map to track plastic emissions in seas

A radar for plastic: High-resolution map to track plastic emissions in seas

A team of scientists developed a new method to combat plastic emissions, taking into account the origin of plastic emissions.

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The world is paying a high price for cheap clothes

The world is paying a high price for cheap clothes

The global fashion industry generates a huge amount of waste – one full garbage truck of clothes is burned or sent to a landfill every second, and, 60% of materials used by the industry are plastic fibers – the equivalent of 50 billion plastic bottles are leaked into the ocean through garment wash every year.

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Sand Wars – United Nations-GEA

Sand Mining Detrimental Effects

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