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Ten Unusual Places Where Researchers Have Found Microplastics

Any plastic piece that’s less than five millimeters in length is known as microplastic. To better understand how tiny these pieces are, a grain of rice is a little larger. It’s about the size of a pencil eraser.Microplastics come from plastic that’s not recycled and breaks down. Small fragments chip or flake off as the […]

Welcome to the Climate Apocalypse. (It will get worse.) – The Boston Globe

To put it bluntly, according to climate scientists: Yes, it is. “We are absolutely seeing the face of climate change in these extremes,” said Jennifer Francis, a senior scientist at the Woodwell Climate Research Center. Advertisement If you’ve known where…

Climate change ramps up heat, fires, and floods worldwide – Los Angeles Times

BEIJING —  Torrents of murky brown water gushed past the train window, flowing fast through the subway tunnel. Inside, passengers stood on top of seats, clutching their phones overhead as the muddy tide rose past their chests. Some gasped for air….

Why 11-, 12-, and 13-Year-Olds Are (Kind Of) Hopeful for the Future – Slate

Is the world better or worse than when you were born? That can be a difficult question to answer. Technology and medicine have never been more advanced, life expectancies continue to grow, and some people are the wealthiest in human…

France going childfree to control over-population, reverse global warming – Business Standard

French nationals are going ‘childfree’ in order to control overpopulation and reverse global warming as the world’s population exceeds 7.8 billion people. “Having a child would be totally against my principles. I’ve never wanted children and am more certain of…

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