PLASTIC POLLUTION IMPACTS!

This single photo of a hermit crab illustrates the sad reality of plastic pollution.. This happened recently when Kerstin Langenberger Photography released a picture of an emaciated polar bear, which stunned many of its viewers into silence and made them realize just how vital it is to continue speaking up on behalf of our planet. […]

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UNBELIEVABLE PLASTIC JUNK!

Plastic pollution in the sea Killing birds and fish with ease, Micro plastic injested and leading to death We should fight with our last breath, To stop the pollution of their home Most people simply do not know, How badly the ocean is being infected By plastic substances, which we too are injesting, Every time […]

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PLASTIC POLLUTION!

We are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use. More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every year – source plastic in our oceans is harmful to the environment, marine life, and humans – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_pollution a substitute packaging material made […]

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California’s Most Ambitious Climate Plan

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The New York Times reports on “How California Plans to Go Far Beyond Any Other State on Climate ”

Over the past decade, California has passed a sweeping set of climate laws to test a contentious theory: that it’s possible to cut greenhouse gas emissions far beyond what any other state has done and still enjoy robust economic growth.

If California prevails, it could provide a model for other policy makers, even as President Trump scales back the federal government’s efforts on climate change. The state may also develop new technologies that the rest of the world can use to cut emissions.

Read full story at  How California Plans to Go Far Beyond Any Other State on Climate – The New York Times

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EPA Gives Notice To Dozens Scientific Advisory Board Members  — Natural History Wanderings

The Washington Post reports The Environmental Protection Agency has given notice to dozens of scientists that they will not be renewed in their roles in advising the agency, continuing a scientific shake-up that has already triggered resignations and charges from some researchers that the administration is politicizing the agency. Read full story at: EPA just gave notice to […]

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