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Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline – Robinson Meyer

A team of scientists from Harvard University and the company Carbon Engineering announced on Thursday that they have found a method to cheaply and directly pull carbon-dioxide pollution out of the atmosphere. If their technique is successfully implemented at scale, it could transform how humanity thinks about the problem of climate change. It could give … Continue reading Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline – Robinson Meyer

How Much of the Ocean Is Actually Fished – Ed Yong

How much of the world’s oceans are affected by fishing? In February, a team of scientists led by David Kroodsma from the Global Fishing Watch published a paper that put the figure at 55 percent—an area four times larger than that covered by land-based agriculture. The paper was widely covered, with several outlets leading with … Continue reading How Much of the Ocean Is Actually Fished – Ed Yong

The Largest Migration on Earth Is Vertical – Candice Gaukel Andrews

Every night on Earth, a great migration takes place. It’s bigger than the ones of caribou, wildebeest or zebras on land or Arctic terns in the air. But while this stupendous, nightly migration overshadows all the others, you’ve probably never heard of it. And even more surprising is the fact that it’s vertical. This upright, … Continue reading The Largest Migration on Earth Is Vertical – Candice Gaukel Andrews

How Do You Know You’re Drinking Enough Water – Jane E. Brody

I wonder how we all survived — and even thrived — in our younger years without the plethora of water bottles that nearly everyone seems to carry around these days. In reading about the risks and consequences of dehydration, especially for the elderly and anyone who exercises vigorously in hot weather, it is nothing short … Continue reading How Do You Know You’re Drinking Enough Water – Jane E. Brody

Why Bioplastics Made From Seaweed Could Be Indonesia’s Answer To The Plastic Pollution

The impacts of global plastic use have reached an alarming level. Based on the latest data, 9 billion tonnes of plastics have been produced since the 1950s, creating 7 billion tonnes of waste. Plastic waste not only damages the environment and threaten animal life but also harms human populations. One of the most dangerous elements of plastic waste is tiny … Continue reading Why Bioplastics Made From Seaweed Could Be Indonesia’s Answer To The Plastic Pollution

Protect the high seas from harm | Coastal Restoration

Discussions on a United Nations treaty to safeguard the open ocean offer an opportunity for scientists. Source: Protect the high seas from harm | Coastal Restoration

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