Archive: pollution

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Pacific Garbage Patch gathering place for debris, life thanks to currents

Converging ocean currents bring floating life and garbage together Community science survey reveals abundance of sea creatures in the North Pacific “Garbage Patch” The North…

May 4, 2023


Mitigating climate disruption in time: A self-consistent approach for avoiding both near-term and long-term global warming

This study clarifies the need for comprehensive CO2 and non-CO2 mitigation approaches to address both near-term and long-term warming. Pairing decarbonization with mitigation…

May 23, 2022

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The Ocean’s Biggest Garbage Pile Is Full of Floating Life

Researchers found that small sea creatures exist in equal number with pieces of plastic in parts of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, which could have implications for cleaning up…

May 6, 2022