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2015-04-09 23:07:22

The Race for Water Odyssey (R4WO) reached New York City, concluding its Atlantic crossing in a journey that will take its six-man crew over 40,000 nautical miles as they attempt to draw up the

plastic sea trash
2014-12-19 15:31:39

Not where you think it'd be...

ocean trash
2014-12-11 08:06:55

More than five trillion pieces of plastic garbage weighing a combined 269,000 tons are currently polluting the world’s oceans, according to the authors of a new paper published Wednesday in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.

derelict trap
2014-08-29 03:00:01

Thousands of fishing traps are lost or abandoned each year in U.S. waters and become what are known as derelict traps, which continue to catch fish, crabs, and other species such as turtles.

2014-07-23 23:13:46

Surprising new information and photos about plastic pollution were revealed by Algalita in an exclusive live satellite broadcast from the great garbage patch in the North Pacific Ocean.

Microplastics Worse For Crabs And Other Marine Life Than Previously Thought
2014-07-22 03:43:32

The tiny plastic particles polluting our seas are not only orally ingested by marine creatures, but also enter their systems through their gills, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter.

Concern About 'Microplastics' In The Ocean Expressed By Leading Scientists
2014-07-11 03:06:59

Microplastics – microscopic particles of plastic debris – are of increasing concern because of their widespread presence in the oceans and the potential physical and toxicological risks they pose to organisms.

2014-07-10 23:01:49

Widespread presence of Microplastics in the oceans pose potential physical and toxicological risks. Woods Hole, MA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Microplastics

2014-07-08 23:09:59

Algalita to host interactive broadcast and expert panel on July 20 from the North Pacific Ocean to discuss the latest research and issues regarding plastic pollution in our oceans.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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