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Microplastics in Oregon’s Oysters With Clothing Partly to Blame

Tiny threads of plastics are showing up in Pacific oysters and razor clams along the Oregon coast — and the yoga pants, fleece jackets,...

Predicting Earthquake Hazards From Wastewater Injection

A byproduct of oil and gas production is a large quantity of toxic wastewater called brine. Well-drillers dispose of brine by injecting it into...

The Largest Seaweed Bloom in the World Discovered

Scientists, led by the USF College of Marine Science, used NASA satellite observations to discover the largest bloom of macroalgae in the world called...

Scorching Australia: Living in Brisbane Turning Difficult

A report published in the International Journal of Climatology predicts Brisbane will become a "difficult place to live" in the next three decades due...

UN Report Warns of an Imminent Climatic Genocide

A few years back, the Paris climate agreement was signed by world governments. The agreement aims to cut back greenhouse gas emissions over the...

Ice in Greenland Melting Fast, Study Warns

Greenland is home to an ice sheet that is the second largest in the world. With an area of 660,000 square miles, the sheet...

Evidence of Multiple Unmonitored Coal Ash Spills Found in NC Lake

Coal ash solids found in sediments collected from Sutton Lake in 2015 and 2018 suggest the eastern North Carolina lake has been contaminated by...

Antibiotics Found in Rivers Around the World Exceeding ‘Safe’ Levels

Concentrations of antibiotics found in some of the world’s rivers exceed "safe" levels by up to 300 times, the first-ever global study has discovered....

Russians Enraged With Chinese Project to Sip Legendary Lake Baikal Dry

When a Chinese-funded bottled water project was proposed near Lake Baikal, local Siberians were angry. They were worried that such a plant would end...

Having a High IQ Won’t Be Enough to Prevent Ecological Disasters

High IQs aren’t going to be enough to stop an ecological disaster. It’s going to take social intelligence, too. That’s the conclusion of a...

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