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Massive Sinkhole Leaks Radioactive Water Into Florida’s Aquifer – Trevor Nace

A massive sinkhole recently collapsed nearby Mulberry, Florida, draining approximately 215 million gallons of radioactive and contaminated water into Florida's aquifer. The sinkhole was located directly below a wastewater storage pond used by Mosaic, the largest phosphate fertilizer producer in the world. There is local outcry that the event in fact took place three weeks … Continue reading Massive Sinkhole Leaks Radioactive Water Into Florida’s Aquifer – Trevor Nace

The Ocean Cleanup System Begins Removing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Sead Fadilpasic

A Dutch non-profit organization announced they were working on advanced technologies in an attempt to remove the plastic waste from the world’s oceans. The Ocean Cleanup launched in September the cleanup system called “System 001” from the San Francisco Bay. On October 16, the system reached a location 240 nautical miles offshore, known as the … Continue reading The Ocean Cleanup System Begins Removing the Great Pacific Garbage Patch – Sead Fadilpasic

Typhoon Mangkhut Officially Hong Kong’s Most Intense Storm Since Records Began – Tony Cheung

https://youtu.be/qgrtJDHS-sc The most intense storm in Hong Kong’s history caused a record storm surge, uprooted some 1,500 trees, and left hundreds of windows smashed all over the city, officials said on Monday. As the long process of recovering from Typhoon Mangkhut began in earnest, Secretary for Security John Lee Ka-chiu called the damage “serious and … Continue reading Typhoon Mangkhut Officially Hong Kong’s Most Intense Storm Since Records Began – Tony Cheung

With massive Hurricane Florence Approaching, a million People are Urged to Evacuate – Reuters

South Carolina on Monday ordered an estimated 1 million people to evacuate its coast as the state and neighboring North Carolina brace for a hit from Hurricane Florence, the most powerful storm to take aim at the US mainland this year. The storm had winds of 130 miles per hour and was due to gain strength … Continue reading With massive Hurricane Florence Approaching, a million People are Urged to Evacuate – Reuters

Floating Trash Collector Set to Tackle Pacific Garbage Patch – Laura Parker

The campaign to rid the world’s oceans of plastic trash marks a turning point on Saturday as a giant, floating trash-collector steams out of San Francisco on a mission to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Over the course of the next year, the device will undergo the ultimate tests and face some tough … Continue reading Floating Trash Collector Set to Tackle Pacific Garbage Patch – Laura Parker

How Drones could change Future of Fighting Wildfires – The Futurist

https://youtu.be/lEuoUaGCMmQ Dangerous conditions in California are forcing some departments to look for alternative ways to combat raging wildfires. The Mendocino Park Fire Department is using drones to go where humans can’t. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joined CBSN to explain just how much a drone can do.. Source: https://www.thefuturist.co/how-drones-could-change-future-of-fighting-wildfires/       Your kindly Donations … Continue reading How Drones could change Future of Fighting Wildfires – The Futurist

These Cultural Treasures Are Made of Plastic. Now They’re Falling Apart – XiaoZhi Lim

LOS ANGELES — The custodians of Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit at the National Air and Space Museum saw it coming. A marvel of human engineering, the suit is made of 21 layers of various plastics: nylon, neoprene, Mylar, Dacron, Kapton and Teflon. The rubbery neoprene layer would pose the biggest problem. Although invisible, buried deep between … Continue reading These Cultural Treasures Are Made of Plastic. Now They’re Falling Apart – XiaoZhi Lim

More Pollution Shows Up In New River, & This Time It’s Milky White – David Fleshler

A few weeks ago, residents reported murky, “chocolate-milk color” water and an oily sheen on the river. Environmental inspectors for Broward County identified the source as a Fort Lauderdale street-improvement project at Southeast 2nd Street and Southeast 4th Avenue, where stormwater was being used under pressure and a pump was found to be leaking diesel … Continue reading More Pollution Shows Up In New River, & This Time It’s Milky White – David Fleshler

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