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Tag: oceans

Ocean plastic projected to triple within seven years

"The sea bed is teeming with life. We really need a mission to planet ocean – it's the last frontier."

2017 was the hottest year on record for oceans

"Plastic is one of the biggest threats in the ocean at the moment, I would say, apart from climate change,"

50 years later: Trump administration’s off-shore drilling plan completely unnecessary

This time around, partisan politics have become part of the process.

Elizabeth Warren condemns Trump’s plan to expand offshore drilling

"This handout to Big Oil executives puts short-term corporate profits ahead of the long-term health and livelihood of America’s coastal families and ignores the growing threat posed by climate change."

Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into...

At least 10 fracking chemicals routinely used in offshore fracking could kill or harm a broad variety of marine species, including marine mammals and fish.

Acidifying oceans a bad trip for marine ecosystems

A new study is one of the few to investigate what ocean acidification might do to fish communities.

Junk raft: A journey through a polluted ocean

What better way to understand the dangers of plastic pollution than by traveling on a ship made out of garbage?

9 shocking facts about plastics in our oceans

The amount of plastic in the world’s oceans could increase by a factor of 10 in the next decade.

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 14: A new era for...

The health of the oceans is vital for the survival of all humanity.

Oceans, tuberculosis and killer robots – the UN’s diverse agenda in...

The first session of the UN conference to negotiate a legally-binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons.

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Chemical fallout from East Palestine train disaster spreads across 16 states, study reveals

The derailment, which involved a Norfolk Southern train carrying hazardous materials, has had far-reaching impacts, with pollutants spreading over 540,000 square miles, significantly larger in scale and scope than initially predicted.

Majority of Americans favor federal action to relieve medical debt amid rising healthcare costs:...

New poll reveals strong support for medical debt relief across the U.S., highlighting a significant burden on millions of Americans and sparking renewed calls for legislative action.

Sanders demands immediate halt to US offensive military aid to Israel amid Netanyahu’s complaints

Sanders emphasized the need to reassess U.S. military support in light of Israel's actions in Gaza and the West Bank, highlighting the humanitarian crisis and the urgent need for peace.

Renewable energy storage system to provide energy to Californians during peak demand periods

The Nova Battery Bank will help California manage peak electricity demand more efficiently by storing excess energy generated during periods of low demand and then releasing it during peak demand times.

UN rights chief raises alarm over unlawful killings by Israeli forces in West Bank

UN's Volker Türk reports dramatic deterioration in West Bank, highlights serious concerns of unlawful killings.