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Dead sperm whale washes ashore in Philippines, latest in string of deaths
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Dead sperm whale washes ashore in Philippines, latest in string of deaths

(CNN) – A dead sperm whale has washed ashore in the Philippines, the latest in a string of whale deaths…
One in six killed by pollution worldwide, study finds
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One in six killed by pollution worldwide, study finds

(CNN) – Pollution caused one in six deaths worldwide in 2019, a new study has revealed — more than the…
Indian firefighters battle Delhi landfill blaze as air fills with toxic fumes
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Indian firefighters battle Delhi landfill blaze as air fills with toxic fumes

New Delhi (CNN) – Firefighters in India’s capital said Wednesday they are close to extinguishing a fire at a landfill…
These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows
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These were the best and worst places for air quality in 2021, new report shows

(CNN) – Air pollution spiked to unhealthy levels around the world in 2021, according to a new report. The report…
Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving
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Indonesia’s capital is sinking, polluted and now moving

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta is congested, polluted, prone to earthquakes and rapidly sinking into the Java Sea. Now the…
Schools, plants close as Indian capital is smothered by smog
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Schools, plants close as Indian capital is smothered by smog

NEW DELHI (AP) — Schools were closed indefinitely and some coal-based power plants shut down as the smog-shrouded Indian capital…
In major ocean polluter Philippines, group turns plastic waste into planks
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In major ocean polluter Philippines, group turns plastic waste into planks

MANILA, Oct 25 (Reuters) – A group of recyclers in the Philippines is trying to ease the country’s worsening plastic…
Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists
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Bitcoin-mining power plant raises ire of environmentalists

An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create…
California spill not the environmental disaster first feared
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California spill not the environmental disaster first feared

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — After a crude oil sheen was detected on the waters off the Southern California coast,…
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