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Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan to unveil plan to release radioactive waste water

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says his government is working on the final details of a plan to release massive amounts of radioactive water being…

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Radioactive Fukushima waste water contains substances which ‘could damage human DNA’, Greenpeace warns

Plans to release over a million tonnes of water into the sea ‘will have serious, long-term consequences’ environmental group says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/japan-fukushima-greenpeace-radioactive-waste-water-ocean-dna-b1343258.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Trump Has Overseen a Pollution Nightmare, Including in the Backyards of Members of Congress Overseeing the EPA

President Donald Trump’s environmental rollbackapalooza has been well-documented, as has the Environmental Protection Agency’s transformation into the Environmental Pollution Agency (please clap). But a new…

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Iceland trials new packaging that could save over 350 tonnes of plastic every year

<p>‘If these trials are successful, the impact on plastic reduction will be huge,’ supermarket spokesperson says</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/iceland-plastic-waste-packaging-recyclable-bread-potatoes-apples-supermarket-b1180866.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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World’s biggest plastic producers join call for UN treaty fighting plastic pollution in oceans

<p>Damaging plastic weighing same as 60,000 blue whales are dumped into oceans each year and forecast to rise, report says</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/plastic-sea-coca-cola-pepsi-danone-mars-tesco-ocean-pollution-birds-b1015887.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Climate change: Ozone hole over Antarctic ‘largest and deepest’ in recent years, scientists warn

<p>Freezing polar vortex driving depletion of vital protective layer, but enforcing bans on damaging chemicals remain essential, experts say</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/ozone-layer-hole-antarctica-maximum-2020-biggest-copernicus-skin-cancer-b829819.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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‘It’s like a graveyard’: VIDEOS show mass death of sea animals at Kamchatka tourist hotspot, surfers complain about toxic burns

Hordes of sea animals were washed up at a popular tourist beach in Kamchatka after surfers complained about suffering from eye burns. A probe was…

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Scientists create a new enzyme cocktail that digests plastic six times faster

A group of scientists has paired a plastic-eating enzyme called PETase with another enzyme to create a cocktail that can digest plastic up to six…

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On the coast of Chile, bird nests show the scars of plastic pollution

A new study — and photos — offer a striking look at how plastic pollution has hammered ocean and coastal ecosystems. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/coast-chile-bird-nests-show-scars-plastic-pollution-n1241361 Droolin’ Dog…

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Five-mile stretch of oil slime washes up on Florida beach after Hurricane Sally

<p>One official said that it was possible Hurricane Sally had whipped up oil still in the Gulf from the devastating Deepwater Horizon Spill a decade…

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The problem with recycling? One word: Plastics

No matter how well we sort, much of what we throw away cannot be reused. Source: https://www.politico.eu/article/the-problem-with-recycling-one-word-plastics/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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100+ tons of garbage washed up on idyllic Caribbean beach in Honduras after anti-waste barrier failure in Guatemala (VIDEOS)

A large ‘tsunami’ of trash has hit a beach in the town of Omoa in northern Honduras. The garbage traveled from neighboring Guatemala, where anti-waste…

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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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Yosemite closing due to ‘hazardous’ air quality from smoke

Yosemite National Park will close Thursday night due to hazardous air quality as wildfires continue to rage across the West Coast. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/news/516990-yosemite-closing-due-to-hazardous-air-quality-from-smoke Droolin’ Dog…

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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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Smoke from Western Wildfires Is Clouding Skies on the East Coast

The smoke from the fires out West, which has choked residents of California, Washington, and Oregon and painted the skies a haunting orange color, is…

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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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Hurricane Laura causes 'extremely dangerous' spill at Louisiana chemical plant

The spill has flowed over the I-10, the cross-country highway connecting the southern states from Florida to California Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/hurricane-laura-chemical-plant-leak-lake-charles-louisiana-a9691731.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Ten times more plastic dumped in Atlantic than previously believed

Study is first of its kind to measure ‘invisible’ microplastic particles beneath the ocean surface across the entire Atlantic, researchers say Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/plastic-pollution-oceans-atlantic-toxic-marine-life-a9676076.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Microplastics now being found in human organs

Already wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems, there is growing evidence of their impact on human health Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/microplastics-pollution-oceans-human-organs-a9674701.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Common seafood meals contain surprising amounts of microplastics

When it comes to seafood, the biggest concern on most people’s minds is the mercury risk, something that’s relatively easy to avoid by making certain…

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