A report by Daphne Ewing-Chow for Forbes. In 2016, global plastic waste amounted to some 242 million metric tons. Of this, 137 million tonnes (or more than 57%) originated in East Asia, the Pacific, Europe, Central Asia and North America, much of which made its way into the ocean. In 2015, the Journal of Science surveyed […]

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Pride magazine reports that the Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) informs the public that as the region continues through the rest of the 2020 dry season, there are serious concerns about short-term and long-term drought across the Caribbean. The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) says as the region continues […]

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More than one of every 19 passings in Britain’s biggest towns and urban areas are connected to air contamination – with individuals living in urban territories in south-east England bound to pass on from presentation to harmful air, as indicated by another examination. London, Slough, Chatham, Luton and Portsmouth had the most elevated extent of […]

via Urban populaces in south-east at most serious hazard from air contamination — KRISHNA KUMAR SINGH

The Guardian reports on how the successful rewilding of wolves helped correct the Yellowstone ecosystem Twenty-five years ago this month, wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone, America’s first national park and an ecosystem dangerously out of whack owing to the extirpation of its top predator. Read article at A rewilding triumph: wolves help to reverse Yellowstone […]

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From The Rocky Mountain Collegian (Serena Bettis): Most loud sounds heard around Fort Collins late at night are typically from partying college kids or trains — not wild animals. This is not the case for Coloradans living in Moffat County, where Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials confirmed a wolf pack sighting Jan. 19, according to […]

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