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Fight against plastic pollution targets a hidden source: Our clothes

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Tue, 05/14/2019 - 1:10pm

The plastic bottles, straws and grocery bags that wash ashore on beaches are some of the most visible signs that society’s intoxication with plastic is taking a toll on the environment. But scientists say there is another source of plastic pollution that is just as pervasive and even more difficult to clean up — and it’s hiding in our clothes.

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Trash Found Littering Ocean Floor in Deepest-Ever Sub Dive

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Tue, 05/14/2019 - 1:48pm

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor and explorer found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash.

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What Remains

Published: 
Tue, 04/09/2019 - 1:04pm

For the past 148 years, Yosemite’s Lyell Glacier has taught us about the Earth — how it was created, where it was going, and now, how it might end.

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Tesla deliveries fall sharply in the first quarter, especially for its highest-margin cars

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 1:04pm

Electric-car maker Tesla Inc. delivered sharply fewer vehicles to customers in the first three months of the year, raising questions about the strength of demand for its product lines as it ramps up assembly of the newest sedan.

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Climate Change Drives Collapse Of Baby Corals In Great Barrier Reef

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 6:39pm

The deadly back-to-back bleaching events that hammered Australia’s Great Barrier Reef in 2016 and 2017 led to a collapse in the recruitment of new corals, severely affecting the ecosystem’s ability to recover from the devastation.