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This company is making whirlpools to clean microplastics from water
Environment

This company is making whirlpools to clean microplastics from water

Microplastics contaminate the whole planet, from Arctic ice to Mount Everest. The tiny particles, less than 5 millimeters in diameter,…
Mass fish die-off in German-Polish river blamed on unknown toxic substance
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Mass fish die-off in German-Polish river blamed on unknown toxic substance

(CNN) – An unknown, highly toxic substance in the Oder river, which runs through Poland and Germany, appears to be…
India bans single-use plastic to combat pollution
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India bans single-use plastic to combat pollution

New Delhi – India on Friday imposed a ban on single-use plastics on items ranging from straws to cigarette packets…
China’s coastal ecosystems still unhealthy despite recent progress, official says
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China’s coastal ecosystems still unhealthy despite recent progress, official says

Most of China’s marine ecosystems are still in poor health despite recent improvements, and more efforts are needed to restore,…
Dead sperm whale washes ashore in Philippines, latest in string of deaths
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Dead sperm whale washes ashore in Philippines, latest in string of deaths

(CNN) – A dead sperm whale has washed ashore in the Philippines, the latest in a string of whale deaths…
One in six killed by pollution worldwide, study finds
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One in six killed by pollution worldwide, study finds

(CNN) – Pollution caused one in six deaths worldwide in 2019, a new study has revealed — more than the…
Indian firefighters battle Delhi landfill blaze as air fills with toxic fumes
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Indian firefighters battle Delhi landfill blaze as air fills with toxic fumes

New Delhi (CNN) – Firefighters in India’s capital said Wednesday they are close to extinguishing a fire at a landfill…
These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows
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These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows

(CNN) – Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report. The report…
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