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How do miners dispose of their waste in the sea? 11.10.2019 Reuters: World News
Sea disposal of mining waste could spread as Indonesia weighs adopting the technique for new nickel projects, as Papua New Guinea is doing for a gold mine proposed by Australia's Newcrest Mining .
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"Reduce, Reuse, Restyle": Models Spread Awareness On Textile Pollution 28.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
In a first of its kind theme, 60 Mrs India contestants walked the ramp in refashioned old clothes in Chennai on Friday to raise awareness on textile pollution, promoting the motto of "reduce, reuse...
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These fish-killing gas plants were set to close. California may throw them a lifeline 24.9.2019 LA Times: Environment

California may keep open coastal gas plants years longer. Officials worry about having enough power come 2021 on hot nights after solar farms stop generating.

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The battle over fish farming in the open ocean heats up, as EPA permit looms 19.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Advocates say farmed seafood is more sustainable than wild-caught. Critics say these farms pollute surrounding waters. Federal waters have been off-limits to aquaculture, but that may soon change.
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India Will Ban Single-Use Plastic, World Should Too: PM Modi At UN Meet 9.9.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Speaking at a world climate change crisis meeting in Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reiterated India's decision to impose a ban on single-use plastic, declaring "time has come for even the...
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By 2050, Mumbai will see more plastic floating than fish: Report 9.9.2019 DNA
The research suggests that the accumulation of plastics in the sea will not only affect marine life but will also have dangerous consequences for the environment
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Is 'The Blob' back? Latest marine heat wave could pose new risks to sea life 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Water temperatures between Alaska and California have risen by 5 degrees Farhrenheit. Researchers say the warming could trigger a series of problems in the marine food chain.
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A giant mass of warm water off the Pacific Coast could rival 'the blob' of 2014-15 6.9.2019 LA Times: Science

Since June scientists have been monitoring a troubling mass of warm water off the Pacific Coast.

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U.S. Virgin Islands' ban on harmful sunscreens to go into effect Jan. 1 28.8.2019 LA Times: Environment

The U.S. Virgin Islands recently outlawed sunscreens with ingredients believed to harm coral reefs and other marine life. It's not the first such law — Hawaii and Key West, Fla., have passed similar measures — but it may be the first American entity to enforce such a ban.

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice 15.8.2019 Reuters: Top News
Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet.
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Net profit or loss? Kerala’s trawling ban during the monsoon has become a bone of contention 5.8.2019 Scroll.in
Commercial fishers are protesting against a possible extension, though the ban allows the coast to recuperate.
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Why is one in every six Bangladeshis undernourished despite a staple diet of fish? 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The increased consumption of cheap, protein-poor farm-fish is limiting the country’s ability to overcome malnutrition among the poor.
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Data rigging is latest Chile salmon farm scandal 4.8.2019 LA Times: Business

At a time when organic and green are all the rage among well-heeled consumers, the temptation of companies to cut corners is great.

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An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales 2.8.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
A year-long recording of the high-pitched clicks made by Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ...
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'Monster' Shark Bigger Than a Submarine Filmed by Scientists As It Tries to Eat Their Gun 2.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Researchers say they were stunned by the close encounter.
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Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law 29.7.2019 Reuters: World News
Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use.
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Seven Indian Fishermen Arrested By Sri Lankan Navy 28.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Seven Indian fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan navy today for allegedly poaching in the island nation's waters, officials said.
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How an unexpected crash in sardine stocks pushed India to regulate the fishing industry 25.7.2019 Scroll.in
The sudden sense of responsibility didn’t just arise from an emergency. Seafood exporters have to increasingly fulfil responsible-sourcing requirements.
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Dolphin Suffers Brutal Death After Being Stabbed in the Head With 'Spear-like' Object 11.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The fatal wound, located above the right eye, measured around 6 inches in length and penetrated through to the top of the skull.
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Distributing hens and goats won’t solve Pakistan’s malnutrition crisis – better policy will 8.7.2019 Scroll.in
Prime Minister Imran Khan’s new programme Ehsas fails to bridge the gap between the country’s agricultural production and its nutritional needs.
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