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Why is UK recycling being dumped by Turkish roadsides?

The UK sends more plastic waste to Turkey than to any other country but not all of it reaches recycling plants. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-53181948/why-is-uk-recycling-being-dumped-by-turkish-roadsides Droolin’ Dog…

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Mercury pollution has reached ocean's deepest valley

‘This work shows that human-released mercury has reached and entered foodwebs in even the most remote marine ecosystems on earth,’ researcher says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/mercury-pollution-man-made-mariana-trench-a9581321.html Droolin’…

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'Soon there will be more masks than jellyfish in the Mediterranean': Conservationists warn protective gear washing up in oceans

Plastics in masks are ‘ecological timebomb’, warn French politician Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/coronavirus-environmental-impact-masks-oceans-sea-france-covid-pollution-a9579531.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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In ‘Cancer Alley,’ a renewed focus on systemic racism is too late

Black Americans are dying from COVID-19 at more than double the rate of other groups, which experts say is due in part to pollution in…

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End of lockdown could trigger 'extreme' congestion and worse air quality as commuters swap public transport for cars

Studies warn of surge in road users amid fear of coronavirus spreading on buses and trains Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-coronavirus-lockdown-congestion-cars-traffic-roads-air-pollution-a9565361.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Plastic rain is the new acid rain

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Hoof it through the national parks of the western United States—Joshua Tree, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon—and breathe deep the pristine…

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Russia claims to have contained huge oil spill after Arctic river turns red

Vladimir Putin chastises billionaire owner of power plant for negligence Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/russia-oil-spill-arctic-leak-putin-river-norilsk-nickel-a9551751.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article…

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World Environment Day 2020: Five surprising things you never knew contained plastic, from ribbon to tea bags

It’s in far more than water bottles Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/world-environment-day-2020-plastic-pollution-waste-microplastics-tea-bags-environment-a8945381.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:…

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Cleanest air on earth discovered in groundbreaking study

Scientists found an atmospheric region that was free from particles caused by human activities such as burning fossil fuels and air travel Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/clean-air-earth-antarctic-ocean-pollution-climate-a9549331.html Droolin’…

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Putin orders state of emergency after huge fuel spill in Siberia

President lambasts power plant owner ‘for not reporting earlier’ incident bigger than Kerch spill Vladimir Putin has ordered a state of emergency after 20,000 tonnes…

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Chemical plant and hazardous waste sites in path of Michigan flooding

A Dow Chemical plant and two EPA Superfund sites could be overwhelmed by floodwaters after two dams on the Tittabawassee River were breached. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/chemical-plant-hazardous-waste-sites-path-michigan-flooding-n1211411…

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China’s Air Pollution Is Already Worse Than Pre-Coronavirus Levels

Last month, China finally ended its coronavirus lockdown. While air quality improved dramatically during The Quiet Time, new data shows it was short-lived. What’s more,…

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Thousands of tonnes of ocean microplastics could be blowing ashore every year with sea breeze, study finds

‘We keep putting millions of tonnes of plastic into the ocean every year, this research shows that it is not going to stay there forever,’…

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Largest-ever Arctic ozone hole closes

Unusual atmospheric vortex created particular conditions which depleted ozone Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/arctic-ozone-hole-closes-size-a9487961.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was…

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Supreme Court rules against EPA on wastewater

The United States Supreme Court ruled 6-3 on Thursday that sewage plants and other industries must abide by environmental requirements under the Clean Water Act…

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California's air pollution may be exacerbating coronavirus death toll

State has long struggled with particulate matter levels thanks to heavy industry and environmental damage Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/california-air-pollution-coronavirus-deaths-data-a9476566.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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We’re About to Lose One of Our Best Tools to Study the BP Oil Spill’s Fallout

BP’s Deepwater Horizon platform exploded 10 years ago today, but the Gulf of Mexico may never be the same. That’s especially true for the deep…

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Discarded coronavirus face masks and gloves rising threat to ocean life, conservationists warn

The bright colours of latex gloves risk can be mistaken as food by seabirds, turtles and other marine mammals putting them at risk of severe…

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Deepwater Horizon oil spill still affecting fish in Gulf a decade later

Scientists have spent a decade researching the impact of the oil spill, one of the largest environmental disasters in US history, on marine life in…

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Coronavirus: India sees blue skies and clean air as a result of the world's largest lockdown

The level of particle pollution considered most harmful to human health fell by nearly 60 per cent in New Delhi after a few days Source:…

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Himalayas seen for first time in decades from 125 miles away after pollution drop

People in northern India are posting pictures of the mountain range after the peaks came back into view Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/himalayas-mountain-range-asia-india-pollution-coronavirus-lockdown-a9456446.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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