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Contaminants which run off from farms and cities, produce dead-zones downstream, where few things can live. It's feared this year's dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico will be the biggest yet. Image by NOAA.
Thursday, 18 February 2016
Billions of Bits of Plastic Waste Threaten Humans and Wildlife, Australian Senators Told
Studies have estimated there are now five trillion pieces of plastic in the world’s oceans. These include microplastics, which form as larger pieces break down.Story here.