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EU Proposes To Certify the Removal of CO2 From Atmosphere

The EU announced its plans for the certification of the removal of CO2 from the atmosphere. If the proposal is approved by EU countries, it will lay the base for a certificate of carbon removal provided by the government. According to Reuters, the removals include carbon in soils and forests and CO2 stored underground and in construction […]

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German Whirlpool Technology Is Cleaning Up Oceans

Micro-plastic pollution is possibly one of the worst environmental disasters in the making. And the scale of the problem is growing every year despite large efforts to limit plastic pollution in the first place.  That means that between the existing and new plastic waste floating around oceans, rivers, and lakes, there is a major need […]

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U.S. Voters Want to Ban Plastics from National Parks

Recently, the well-known ocean conservation group Oceana released the results of a poll, indicating the perspective of the U.S. registered voters on different environmental issues.  And, the good news is that the results clearly show that the U.S. voters stand strongly against plastic usage, especially, the single-use plastics. A staggering 82% of the registered voters said that […]

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More than 6,000 baby turtles are released in Peru

More than 6,000 hatchlings of three species of endangered turtles have been released into lakes and lagoons in Peru’s Amazon basin to help them repopulate, officials said Saturday. To achieve that, wildlife officials collect turtle eggs and transfer them from natural beaches of the Amazon basin, to artificial beaches where they are artificially incubated for […]

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How anti-fatness crept into the environmental sustainability movement

As more literature and scientific studies link obesity to environmental harms, it becomes yet another way people are stigmatized due to body size During a university lecture several years ago, we were shown a painting of a 36-year-old man living at the dawn of the 19th century who weighed more than 700lb. His body, a […]

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