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A seal being treated at Seal Rescue Ireland. The blue coloring is a result of the antiseptic used to help heal the deep wounds caused by monofilament fishing line entanglement. Seal Rescue Ireland

Watch: Seal Rescue Ireland May Change Your Mindless Plastic Consumption Habits

Tackling plastic pollution is the theme of 2018. Stories of animals dying from ingesting plastic are all around the web. Did you ever think that the plastic packaging used for your groceries might be the cause of death for an animal species you love?

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Video: Humans Are Driving the Next Mass Extinction

"Species are like a house of cards, you can't just sort of take one card out of the deck and not expect the deck to crumble," said Dr. Michael Novacek, curator of paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History, in this reality-driven video by Racing Extinction.

As the video above clearly shows, human activity is directly linked to mass extinction of the world's most endangered species.

Watch as renowned film director and co-founder of Oceanic Preservation Society, Louie Psihoyos, explains how "there's this incredible web where we're all connected, and when we start to lose these linchpin species, the environment starts to fail."

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Stand-Up Paddler Breaks 3 World Records, Completes Solo Atlantic Crossing

It's official! Chris Bertish has completed a journey of a lifetime—a world-first to cross the Atlantic Ocean unaided on a paddleboard.

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Oil Wells Are Bad Neighbors to These Kids in LA

Hear from the kids of Wilmington, California, who grow up in the shadow of oil wells. This video, second in the series of Stop Fooling California, tells the story of urban oil extraction in Los Angeles.

"Our goal in producing this series is to reveal to the public and the LA City Council the impacts of urban oil extraction on our most vulnerable communities," Sarah Goldman, campaign and digital director, said.

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Michael Jackson's Daughter Uses Grammys Stage to Protest Dakota Access Pipeline

Last night at the Grammys, the 18-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson, Paris Jackson, used her time on stage to support the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) while announcing performances of The Weeknd and Daft Punk.

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Watch Swedish Couple Rescue Moose From Frozen Lake

A wild moose in Sweden struggled for its life after falling through the ice on a frozen lake. Fortunately for the moose, a couple came along and worked 30 minutes to rescue it.

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