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The Great Pacific garbage patch is one of the world’s least talked about environmental disasters. At Kamilo beach in Hawaii, Sophie Thomas from the Royal Society of Arts has documented pieces from the patch washed up on land, including discarded bottles, toothbrushes and toysPollution
Today's animal species are disappearing at a rate up to 100 times higher than they did in the past <b>--</b> and humans are responsible, a new study warns.<p>Since the year 1500, at least 338 species of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish have become extinct, researchers reported Friday in the …Extinction
Some good news for a change!<p>A recent report by the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO, they love their acronyms) provides us with …
1/2<p>Amazon rainforest deforestation<p>Illegal logging in the Amazon threatens 57% of the forest's 15,000 tree species.
A staggering number of Florida manatees have died this year, making 2013 the deadliest year yet for these gentle sea giants. In total, 769 manatees …