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Plastic pollution: Washed clothing’s synthetic mountain of ‘fluff’

Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54182646 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Trump’s climate change rollbacks to drive up U.S. emissions

President Donald Trump’s rollback of Obama-era climate regulations will cause the United States to pump an extra 1.8 billion tons of greenhouse gases into the…

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Big plastic polluters accused of ‘hypocrisy’ over pledges to reduce waste while lobbying to block reforms

<p>Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle among companies that lobby to block legislation on plastic reforms while promising publicly they will cut waste, report finds</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/plastic-waste-pollution-coca-cola-pepsi-nestle-sustainability-b455891.html…

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Birds are dropping dead in New Mexico, potentially in the ‘hundreds of thousands’

Scientists are investigating why so many birds are dying and are asking the public for help. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/animal-news/birds-are-dropping-dead-new-mexico-potentially-hundreds-thousands-n1240116 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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The Arctic We Know Is Disappearing

There have been some pretty freaky things happening in the Arctic this year, with historic levels of ice melt, absurdly high temperatures, and wildfires in…

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As waters warm, these species are stuck going the wrong way

Enlarge / These clams are fighting an uphill battle. (credit: Kyle Hartshorn) As the world warms and climate zones shift, species that are able may…

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Oh Crap, Major UN Climate Study Finds

The United Nations (UN) has a new report out that says what many of us already know in our bones: The world is on fucking…

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Emissions have already surged back to pre-pandemic levels, UN report finds

<p>Greenhouse gases are at record highs and increasing, meaning the planet is on track for its warmest five years on record</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/emissions-ozone-layer-coronavirus-pandemic-climate-crisis-pollution-b421187.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Wildfires Turn Bay Area Skies Orange

It was a strange scene in the Bay Are of Northern California this morning as smoke from wildfires turned the skies a bright orange. The…

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‘Doomsday glacier’ in Antarctica melting due to warm water channels under surface, scientists discover

<p>‘I was shocked – it brought home how much how much this system has been damaged,’ says British Antarctica Survey scientist on break up of…

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Antarctica and Greenland Are on Track for the Worst-Case Climate Scenario

As the world’s ice sheets have been cracking up and melting down, climatologists have warned that further decimation could cause devastating levels of sea level…

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Earth’s ‘lost species’ only the tip of the iceberg

Hundreds of mammals will go extinct if we do not act now to address biodiversity loss, say scientists. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54034134 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Why are elephants dying? The race to solve the mystery of mass die-offs

Hundreds of animals perished in Botswana and new deaths are reported in Zimbabwe – now scientists are trying to find the cause Earlier this year,…

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Arctic Wildfires Have Never Released This Much Carbon Dioxide

Sure, we’re all aghast at the Siberian tundra exploding because it’s too damn hot. But there’s a much bigger catastrophe that’s played out this summer…

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Bering Sea Ice Hasn’t Been This Low in at Least 5,500 Years

The Arctic has seen some weird happenings as the climate crisis reshapes the region, but among the most dramatic was what happened in winter 2018…

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Your Blue Jeans Are Polluting the Arctic

Since quarantine began, I’ve donned nary a pair of jeans. Sweatpants? Hell yeah! Dresses? Glorified pajamas, I say. But blue jeans? To sit on the…

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US wildlife officials aim to remove wolf protections in 2020

The Trump administration plans to lift endangered species protections for gray wolves across most of the nation by the end of the year Source: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/us-wildlife-officials-aim-remove-wolf-protections-2020-72737442…

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100,000 march in Mauritian capital after catastrophic oil spill kills dozens of dolphins

One national newspaper calls the demonstration a ‘turning point’ for the country Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/mauritius-oil-spill-protests-dolphins-dead-port-louis-a9695591.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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21 states sue White House over rollback of bedrock environmental law

A coalition of 21 states sued the Trump administration Friday for rolling back what they say is a “rule that is, at its heart, the…

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Climate crisis: Global warming could rapidly destroy Antarctic ice shelves with 'major consequences', study suggests

Loss of critical barriers to glaciers means sea levels could rise quickly, scientists warn Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-crisis-antarctica-ice-shelves-cracks-hydrofracturing-glaciers-a9690111.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Alaska mine ‘cannot be permitted,’ Trump administration rules in major reversal

The Trump administration threw up major hurdles for a planned copper and gold mine in Alaska on Monday, a move that could kill the project…

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