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Nonprofit Funding Platform Heroe5 Launches The Good Society, Embracing Web3 Approach to the Sustainable Financial Benefit for Charities

Egypt Commercial News 11 Aug 2022
The digital collectables, scaled to 3840 x 3840 pixels, 26 seconds in length and layered with “white sound,” emphasize the risk to fragile ocean ecosystems from the human-caused plastic pollution in urban environments and highlight how much there is left to learn ... Plastic pollution not only pollutes our planet; it pollutes our blood.
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Plymouth scientists use computer to recognise plastics

BBC News 11 Aug 2022
Scientists are using a computer to recognise and map plastic pollution in the sea ... The data the computer was gathering would eventually allow the use of unmanned boats to identify plastic pollution in the oceans around the world, it said.
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The Nature Conservancy and Global Partners Hold Session on Improving Protected Marine Areas at UN ...

Malaysian National News Agency 11 Aug 2022
The conference aimed to facilitate these stakeholders in finding science-driven innovations and solutions to respond to a multidimensional ocean crisis driven by climate change, overfishing, habitat loss, and pollution.
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The Nature Conservancy and Global Partners Hold Session on Improving Protected Marine Areas at UN Oceans Conference With Support From Mary Kay Inc.

Egypt Commercial News 11 Aug 2022
The conference aimed to facilitate these stakeholders in finding science-driven innovations and solutions to respond to a multidimensional ocean crisis driven by climate change, overfishing, habitat loss, and pollution ... “MPAs are key to ocean health and sustainable development.
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Newsletter: Facebook’s the abortion police

The Daily Dot 11 Aug 2022
The oceans need help—and it’s about time we lend them a hand. TRIWA introduces the world's first collection of watches made from 100% recycled ocean plastic. The Time for Oceans collection is designed to bring awareness to ocean plastic pollution and be part of the solution through eco-friendly fashion.
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Tracking Nitrogen Pollution

Technology Org 10 Aug 2022
In a paper(link is external) that appears in the journal Ocean and Coastal Management, lead author Berger and her colleagues tackle the issue of nutrient pollution through a case study in coastal Central America ... More than half of it is in poor condition due to various threats, including ocean warming, unsustainable fishing and pollution.
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Irish beach named best wild swimming spot in UK and Ireland as six make the top 20

Belfast Telegraph 10 Aug 2022
In compiling its results, Ocean Bottle said ... Ocean Bottles ... Ocean Bottles ... “Our work involves the rivers and waterways further afield where plastic pollution is worst but it’s our belief that everyone deserves the right to a clean planet,” said Ocean Bottles co-founder Will Pearson.
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Sabic net income increases to $2.11bn in Q2

Gulf Daily News 10 Aug 2022
... of the world’s first packaging-label materials made from polypropylene based on advanced recycled ocean-bound plastic ... In May, it introduced a new upcycled LNP ELCRIN IQ resin made with ocean-bound plastic waste to help reduce pollution and support a global circular economy.
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Chris Schillig: 'Wokeness' isn't what detractors think it is

The Alliance Review 10 Aug 2022
Warner Bros.’ cancellation of “Batgirl,” a movie slated for release on the HBO Max streaming service, brought a lot of trolls out from under bridges ... These are people who believe Warner Bros ... Warner Bros ... So the studio itself canceled it ... So of course Superman should fight the Ku Klux Klan and Aquaman should rail against polluted oceans ... J.R.R ... .
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Nonprofit Funding Platform Heroe5 Launches The Good Society, Embracing Web3 Approach to the Sustainable Financial ...

The Facts 09 Aug 2022
The digital collectables, scaled to 3840 x 3840 pixels, 26 seconds in length and layered with “white sound,” emphasize the risk to fragile ocean ecosystems from the human-caused plastic pollution in urban environments and highlight how much there is left to learn ... Without a healthy ocean we’d have a very different experience on land,” said Mohler.
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The shapes of shrimp farms affect their groundwater pollution

Phys Dot Org 09 Aug 2022
Coastal aquaculture has grown rapidly over the past few decades, and although ocean-based food supplies have increased, concerns about the environmental impacts of aquaculture have as well. For example, research has found that shrimp aquaculture ponds pollute surface waters by releasing nutrient-rich waste into the ocean.
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Tracking marine plastic drift from space

Phys Dot Org 09 Aug 2022
Every 60 seconds the equivalent of a truckload of plastic enters the global ocean ... Project partner Pixalytics in the UK has meanwhile been developing a machine learning algorithm able to detect plastic accumulation along beaches and ocean hotspots from satellite images ... Keeping an eye on ocean plastic pollution from space.
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Commentary: The new climate bill’s ripple effect on oceans

Napa Valley Register 09 Aug 2022
our ocean, which absorbs over 90% of the heat generated by the burning of fossil fuels ... The United States has begun to address ocean issues such as overfishing and pollution in its Exclusive Economic Zone, which stretches 200 nautical miles (230 miles) off the nation’s coastline.
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India generates 3.6 lakh million tonnes plastic waste, 50% of it is recycled | Mint

Live Mint 09 Aug 2022
The minister was referring to the annual report by the central pollution control board for 2019-20 ... The ocean ends up taking in a vast amount of plastic pollution taking in more than 14 million tons of plastic per year ... Plastic pollution ... is the world’s top plastic polluter, it said.
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'A no-brainer': 56% of Canadian parents say proper disposal of drugs not essential

North Shore News 09 Aug 2022
That number goes up to 58 per cent for parents with children aged 11 to 12 ... It’s very hard to design a wastewater plant to take care of all that,” said Peter Ross, an ocean pollution scientist with Raincoast Conservation Foundation. . According to experts, the problem is growing ... the solution to pollution is dilution.”  ... .

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On 16 June 2022, Volodymyr Zelenskyy meet, in Kyiv, with "met with President of France Emmanuel Macron, Chancellor of Germany Olaf Scholz, President of Romania Klaus Iohannis and Prime Minister of Italy Mario Draghi, who arrived in Ukraine on a visit."
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