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Deep corals are no refuge for fish fleeing pollution, says study

Deep coral reefs in a "twilight zone" in the oceans are very different from those near the surface and dampen hopes that they will be a refuge for marine life fleeing threats such as climate change and pollution. A US-led team of divers who studied lesser-known reefs in the Western Atlantic and Pacific Ocean between 100 to 500 feet deep …

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The Apple Clean Energy Fund wants to help fight pollution in China

Apple Purchases Renewable Energy References in China The iPhone maker said Thursday it launched a $ 300 million fund The clean money would identify and invest energy projects in the world's second largest economy. Apple ( AAPL ) collaborates with ten of its global suppliers for the fund, whose investments aim to generate enough renewable energy to supply nearly one …

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Air pollution kills thousands of young children in Africa, says study

KAMPALA, Uganda – According to a new scientific study investigating the relationship between respirable and polluting air pollutants, a moderate reduction in air pollution every year can prevent the deaths of tens of thousands of infants in sub-Saharan Africa deaths in 30 countries entire continent. There is a "robust relationship" between respirable particulate matter and infant mortality in some of …

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ban plastic bag? U. N. tries to reduce pollution because recycling is not enough

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) – Less than a tenth of all the plastics ever produced have been recycled, and governments should consider using disposable bags or containers to reduce pollution, UN report said on Tuesday, UN World Environment Day. The study, which was billed as the most comprehensive review of government measures to contain disposable plastics, said that up …

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EU. Suggest some plastic items to reduce marine pollution

Taken together, the measures would also make a significant contribution to achieving the EU's climate objectives, so that by 2030, according to the European Union, about 3.4 million tonnes or about 3.7 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions will be avoided. [196592002] Forty-six billion bottles, 36 billion straws, 16 billion coffee cups and two billion plastic takeout containers are consumed …

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Plastic Pollution: Single-use straws can be banned across Europe

The European Union executive has proposed a complete ban on a variety of disposable plastic products, including straws and plates, to counteract the growing crisis of plastic waste. With plastics that make up most of the garbage In our oceans and the contamination of our drinking water, the European Commission has proposed a new directive on Monday to alleviate the …

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India cities dominate the world air pollution list

image copyright AFP Caption Children are most affected by air pollution Fourteen Indian cities are among the 20 most polluted in the world, according to new data from the World Health Organization (WHO). The study indicates that the northern city of Kanpur leads the list of cities with the highest PM2. 5 levels in 2016. PM2.5 are tiny but deadly …

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