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Our addiction to plastic has serious consequences.
For any wannabe Ernest Shackleton, it might seem that the 21st century doesn't provide many opportunities left for real exploration, but don't despair as there is still one place on Earth full of unan...
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Hint: the weapon doesn't rhyme with 'fantastic'.
There's so much people can do to avoid shark deaths and injuries.
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Plastic is a convenience that solves a lot of our short-term problems. Except it is starting to choke us.
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Here's something to meditate about. Yoga pants, and other clothes made from common synthetic materials, are causing the world's oceans to fill up with minuscule pieces of plastic known as microfibers,...
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The devastating die-off appears to be heading toward yet another record.
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A rare goose-beaked whale that repeatedly beached on a Norwegian shore was so ill that it had to be euthanized — and experts soon found out why. The 2-ton animal had about 30 plastic bags and ot...
A massive wave in the North Atlantic near Scotland has set a new world record for the tallest ever measured by a buoy, the World Meteorological Organization said. The giant, picked up back in February...
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Some people have all the luck. A couple vacationing in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, went out combing the beach for shark teeth on Oct. 9 ― and happened upon the tooth of a megalodon, an enormous shar...
From Leo to Ellen, some stars actually give back.
And frankly, neither can we.
Deadly marine bacteria is proliferating in warmer waters, prompting "unprecedented" outbreaks in the U.S. and Europe, a study finds.
Over the past several weeks, Hong Kong residents have become increasingly angry about the unprecedented amount of trash landing on the city's beaches. While Hong Kong certainly generates plenty of its...
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Since plastic bags became part of our shopping routines in the 1970s, Australians have dumped billions of plastic bags into our reservoirs, billabongs, swamps, lakes, dams, ponds and oceans. We have become dangerously reliant on plastic, and it's choking our environment.
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Friends don't let friends get hooked on microbeads.
Australians are bloody proud of our beaches. Why wouldn't we be? After all, we have some of the best in the world. But while most people love the feeling of salt water on the skin, getting a plastic...
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How on earth have we got to the stage where scientists have to consider introducing farmed coral in a World Heritage Area while we continue to burn coal to kill natural coral?
Wildlife always poses a risk. In the past there have been people mauled by bears, ripped apart by great apes, attacked by lions. Yet we scream out if anyone ever mentions destroying these animals, let alone cull a species.