Presence of manmade chemicals in most remote place on planet shows nowhere is safe from human impact, say scientists Source: ‘Extraordinary’ levels of pollutants found in 10km deep Mariana trench | Environment | The Guardian
Australian scientists in the midst of investigating a herpes outbreak among green sea turtles at the Great Barrier Reef say the blight—which causes abnormal growths on the skin, mouth, eyes, and internal organs—is likely due to pollution. Source: Herpes Outbreak Among Australia’s Green Sea Turtles Likely Triggered by Pollution
Oceanography, brain science and stem cells among research fields that look set to grow. Source: What China’s latest five-year plan means for science : Nature News & Comment
During Fracking Hearing, Nebraskan Challenges Oil And Gas Commission To Drink Wastewater | ThinkProgress.
Mexico just shamed the rest of the world with its climate plan | Grist.
8 Million Tons Of Plastic Clutter Our Seas : NPR.
These countries are making polluters pay | Grist.
We dump about 19 billion pounds of plastic into the ocean every year.
TransCanada Buys Town’s Silence On Tar Sands Pipeline Proposal For $28K | ThinkProgress.