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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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Popular Pesticides Are Killing Birds, Too

The most commonly used pesticides in the world have been a disaster for bees. But new research shows they’re also bad news for birds, which…

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Driving With The Windows Down Is Really Bad For You

Well, what did you expect, that something as enjoyable as feeling the wind in your hair as you drive would be good for you? Come…

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What will Earth's plastic problem look like in 2040?

There has been an upsurge in plastic pollution as humanity reaches for masks, gloves and other disposables to fight coronavirus. But what, ask Costas Velis…

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Ocean plastic could triple by 2040 and outnumber fish by 2050, study says

Researchers say curbing the rising tide of plastic waste will require businesses and governments going far beyond tackling bags and straws Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/ocean-plastic-fish-climate-crisis-sea-study-a9635241.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Orange 'acid streams' filmed flowing near abandoned mine in Russia

Incident comes just weeks after Kremlin announces states of emergency over massive fuel leak Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/russia-orange-streams-acid-siberia-ural-mountains-copper-mine-instagram-a9625976.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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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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