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Report card shows Great Barrier Reef still has major water pollution problem

By Australian Marine Conservation Society Australian and Queensland govts have made little progress in cutting Reef water pollution in two years, will miss 2025 pollution…
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Science

Prenatal exposure to air pollution associated with increased mental health risks

By University of Bristol A baby’s exposure to air pollution while in the womb is associated with the development of certain mental health problems once…
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News

Most bathing sites in Europe safe: EU environment agency

Copenhagen, Denmark | AFP - Most of Europe's bathing sites are safe to swim in, the European Environment Agency (EEA) said on Tuesday, with around…
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News

Philippines deploys river rangers in battle against plastic

Manila, Philippines | AFP - Using a long-handled net, Ronnel Narvas scoops up discarded plastic soft drink bottles, shopping bags and palm-sized sachets as he…
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News

China emissions fall in March, may have peaked: report

Bangkok, Thailand | AFP - China's carbon dioxide emissions fell in March for the first time since its economy reopened after pandemic restrictions, suggesting the…
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Europe’s water contamined by PFAS chemical: NGOs

Paris, France | AFP - Europe's rivers, lakes and groundwater are riddled with "alarming" levels of a persistent man-made 'forever chemical' linked to synthetic pesticides,…
SourceSourceMay 27, 2024 Read More
Climate

Why a new ruling on the law of the sea and climate change matters for Australia and especially our island neighbours

By Clive Schofield, University of Wollongong and Karen Scott, University of Canterbury The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea has found countries are…
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Climate

Cancer drug pollution is a growing global concern

By Valérie S. Langlois and Diana Castañeda-Cortés | The Conversation As incidence of cancer increases globally, the use of cancer drugs is also growing at…
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Science

Study suggests that air pollution promotes inflammation in the brain, accelerating cognitive decline and increasing risk of dementia

By University of Copenhagen, The Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences This is the first study in Denmark showing a link between air pollution and…
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News

Raw sewage pumped into England’s largest lake due to fault

London, United Kingdom (AFP) - Raw sewage was released into Windermere, England's largest and best-known lake, over a 10-hour period after a fault caused pumps…
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Science

New ‘forever chemical’ cleanup strategy discovered

By David DANELSKI | University of California - Riverside As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency cracks down on insidious “forever chemical” pollution in the environment,…
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Science

Climate change and mercury pollution stressed plants for millions of years

by Utrecht University The link between massive flood basalt volcanism and the end-Triassic (201 million years ago) mass-extinction is commonly accepted. However, exactly how volcanism led…
SourceSourceMay 1, 2024 Read More