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60% of primate species now threatened with extinction

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11 mentions1 month ago
Already, some species of lemurs, monkeys and apes are down to a population of a few thousand individuals, warn the authors of a comprehensive new report. Are we really going ...

Invisible plastic particles from textiles and tyres a major source of ocean pollution

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8 mentions3 hours ago
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 Tiny plastic particles washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres could contribute up to 30% of the ‘plastic soup’ polluting the world’s oceans ...

15 Vegan Italian Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water

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3 mentions1 week ago
When it comes to comfort food, nothing gets us quite like Italian food does. Pizza, focaccia, meaty lasagnas, savory sauces, and plenty of cheese … All of which can easily ...

The oceans are losing oxygen, posing growing threats to marine life, scientists report

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56 mentions1 week ago
A large research synthesis, published in one of the world’s most influential scientific journals, has detected a decline in the amount of dissolved oxygen in oceans around the world — ...

New dolphin discovered in the Amazon surprises scientists

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14 mentions3 weeks ago
Inia araguaiaensis Researchers have discovered a new species of river dolphin from the Amazon. Writing in the journal Plos One, scientists led by Tomas Hrbek of Brazil’s Federal University of ...

From sea to plate: how plastic got into our fish

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40 mentions4 days ago
It’s enough to make you cry over your moules frites. Scientists at Ghent University in Belgium recently calculated that shellfish lovers are eating up to 11,000 plastic fragments in their ...

Supermarkets urged to create plastic-free aisle in every store

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10 mentions5 days ago
Supermarkets are being urged to create a plastic-free aisle in every store to prevent tons of waste packaging ending up in the world’s oceans. Around 300 million tons of plastic ...

Deepest Place on Earth Contains 'Extraordinary' Pollution Levels

10 mentions1 week ago
In a surprise finding, scientists say the amount of pollutants in the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench—one of the most remote locations on Earth—is so high that it outpaces the amounts ...

My life as an eco-warrior: Greenpeace Captain Peter Willcox on his oceanic battles to save the planet

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3 mentions5 days ago
JULY 10, 1985. Marsden Wharf, Auckland, New Zealand. Peter Willcox was in a deep sleep until the sound of the first bomb woke him and sent a large tremor throughout ...

Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year, study shows

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23 mentions2 days ago
Seafood eaters ingest up to 11,000 tiny pieces of plastic every year with dozens of particles becoming embedded in tissues, scientists have warned, in findings described as 'sobering' by the ...

Air pollution action plan comes into force

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3 mentions1 month ago
NEW DELHI Delhi could see strict air pollution-control measures, including a hike in parking charges and differential fares to encourage use of public transport in off-peak hours, as the graded ...

Our seas have become a plastic graveyard

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5 mentions6 days ago
When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous. The crew had just one ...