Friday, 1 November 2019

The Amazon River: A Major Source of Organic Plastic Additives to the Tropical North Atlantic?


Environmental Science & Technology
The Amazon empties into the Atlantic.
"Flick" Coordenação-Geral de Observação da Terra/INPE
Dissolved surface water concentrations of two important families of plastic additives were found in remarkably high concentrations in the Amazon river plume. Story here.


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The second-largest ice sheet in the Arctic - Canada's Milne sheet, has collapsed.

This animation shows the sheet rapidly receding, losing almost half its mass. https://twitter.com/ECCC_CIS/status/1290740808170307584?s=2...