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New NASA video tracks the 'atmospheric fingerprint' of COVID-19

NASA researchers used its many satellites to identify an 'atmospheric blueprint' of emissions associated with Covid-19 lockdowns.

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Microplastics have been detected in Antarctic snow for the first time

Researchers have detected microplastic particles from samples of fresh snow taken from nineteen sites tested across Antarctica.

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All of the plastic waste in the U.S. is worth up to $10 billion

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has estimated up to $9.9 billion can be reclaimed from plastic waste in landfills.

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Small plastic particles now found deep inside human lungs

Researchers have found over a dozen kinds of microplastics at least 3μm in size in lung tissue samples taken from living humans.

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99% of the global population is breathing contaminated air, WHO says

The World Health Organization is now saying that 99% of the global population is at increased risk of disease from air pollution.

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'Breakthrough' detection of plastics in human blood for the first time

Microplastic particles have been detected in human blood samples for the first time, including PET, polystyrene, and polyethylene.

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'Historic' global treaty on plastic waste underway by UN

Almost two hundred nations at the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) in Nairobi have agreed to create a plastic treaty.

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Surgical masks improperly disposed of are threatening our oceans

Surgical masks adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic pollute the ocean by the billions, releasing millions of microplastics each.

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Pollutants and plastics have exceeded safe planetary boundaries

Of the nine planetary boundaries defined in 2009, four had been breached by 2015, with the fifth for novel entities now breached.

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Nature is responding to plastic pollution with new enzymes

New research has identified new enzymes with the potential to degrade plastic, and their numbers correlate with pollutant count.

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Here's how space mining could be the solution to pollution on Earth

Humans are polluting and destroying Earth in the mining industry, but what if that could all be solved by mining in space?

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Scientists on brink of making & commercializing pollution free energy

Pollution free energy might not even be that far away with this new scientific discovery.

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Global warming, one of the biggest scams in the history of humanity

Global warming isn't just man-made, but extends out into the solar system.

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