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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.

2014-11-18 23:02:42

SWS Environmental Services will be exhibiting at booth 224 showcasing and discussing oil spill response services. In addition, they will be the sponsor of the annual Jim Weber Sr.

2014-11-14 16:21:35

12 consortia to study oil impacts on Gulf of Mexico RESTON, Va., Nov.

2014-10-22 04:20:28

LONDON, October 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Knowledge Centre for the freight industry has been launched as an innovative project in support of couriers, van drivers, and

2014-09-01 23:04:04

University of Hawaii, The Great Pacific Race and Project Kaisei collaborate on Fukushima disaster study. Honolulu , Hawaii (PRWEB) September 01, 2014

2014-08-20 16:22:19

CINCINNATI, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Duke Energy continues to make major progress cleaning up an overnight spill on Aug.

Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
2014-08-11 06:12:24

When an oil spill occurs, it usually takes scientists and clean-up crews several days to arrive on the scene, making it unclear exactly what happens to the petroleum-based product during the first 24 hours after it hits the water.

Gulf of Mexico dead zone
2014-08-06 02:00:11

NOAA- and EPA-supported scientists have mapped the Gulf of Mexico dead zone, an area with low oxygen water, measuring 5,052 square miles this summer — approximately the size of Connecticut. The measurements were taken during the 30th annual hypoxia survey cruise from July 27 to August 2.

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.


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  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
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