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VIDEO: Everything You Need to Know about Trash in Our Oceans
By Bill Hickman
A large amount of our rubbish ends up in the oceans and seas, disturbing the planet's coastal ecosystems. Discover the dramatic consequences of marine litter on the environment and its species in this great 10 minute video from Surfrider Europe:
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Cutting out coal-burning and other sources of nitrogen oxides (NOx) from heavy industry, electricity production and traffic will reduce the size of the world's dead zones along coasts where all fish life is vanishing because of a lack of oxygen.
Methane levels in the atmosphere experienced a dramatic rise in 2019, preliminary data released Sunday shows.
In some states like West Virginia, coal mines have been classified as essential services and are staying open during the COVID-19 pandemic, even though the close quarters miners work in and the known risks to respiratory health put miners in harm's way during the spread of the coronavirus.
Renewable energy made up almost three quarters of all new energy capacity added in 2019, data released Monday by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) shows.