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California groups track face masks, gloves bound for ocean
World

California groups track face masks, gloves bound for ocean

PACIFICA, Calif. (AP) — Disposable masks, gloves and other types of personal protective equipment are safeguarding untold lives during the…
Sea life around Mauritius dying as Japanese ship oil spill spreads
Environment

Sea life around Mauritius dying as Japanese ship oil spill spreads

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage…
Video: Five false killer whales make rare appearance at Hurghada
Environment

Video: Five false killer whales make rare appearance at Hurghada

Experts from the National Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries in Egypt have spotted a group of five false killer whales…
Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists
Environment

Great Barrier Reef suffers worst-ever coral bleaching: scientists

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has suffered its most widespread coral bleaching on record, scientists said Tuesday in a dire warning…
Palau bans ‘reef-toxic’ sunscreen
Environment

Palau bans ‘reef-toxic’ sunscreen

Palau’s pioneering ban on “reef-toxic” sunscreens took effect Wednesday as the tiny Pacific island nation introduced strict environmental measures that…
Losing Nemo: clownfish ‘cannot adapt to climate change’
Environment

Losing Nemo: clownfish ‘cannot adapt to climate change’

The star of Pixar’s blockbuster “Finding Nemo” may be about to vanish again — this time for good — as…
Following in Hurghada’s footsteps, plastic bags to be banned in Marsa Alam
Egypt

Following in Hurghada’s footsteps, plastic bags to be banned in Marsa Alam

The Governor of the Red Sea governorate, Major General Ahmad Abdallah, announced that plastic bags in Marsa Alam would soon…
Biggest ever seaweed bloom stretches from Gulf of Mexico to Africa
World

Biggest ever seaweed bloom stretches from Gulf of Mexico to Africa

A vast expanse of brown seaweed stretching across the Atlantic is a threat to tourism but a boon to marine…
‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs
Environment

‘Super corals’ give glimmer of hope for world’s dying reefs

Hawaiian “super corals” that have recovered despite living in warm and acidic water offer a glimmer of hope that dying…
Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists
Environment

Bleaching hits world’s southernmost coral reef: scientists

The world’s southernmost coral reef has been hit by bleaching this summer, Australian scientists said Wednesday, as they warned rising…
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