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Seabirds found with more than 250 pieces of plastic lodged in their stomachs

Sep 25, 2018
The Telegraph - Scientists examining the devastating impact plastics are having on the world's oceans have identified seabirds with more than 250 man made objects lodged in their stomachs.

Large-scale shift causing lower-oxygen water to invade Canada's Gulf of St. Lawrence

Sep 18, 2018
Science Daily - Rapid deoxygenation in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence is caused by shifts in two of the ocean's most powerful currents: the Gulf Stream and the Labrador Current. A detailed model shows that large-scale climate change is causing oxygen to drop in the deeper parts of this biologically rich waterway.

New electric rubbish lorries powered by the waste they collect

Sep 18, 2018
The Telegraph - In a world first, rubbish collection lorries could soon be powered by burning the non-recyclable rubbish they collect under new plans from recycling giant Veolia.

Low-Carbon Growth Is a $26 Trillion Opportunity. Here Are 4 Ways to Seize It.

Sep 18, 2018
World Resources Institute - We are on the cusp of a new growth era, one where growth is driven by the interaction between rapid technological innovation, sustainable infrastructure investment and increased resource productivity.

Circular economy: More recycling of household waste, less landfilling

Sep 11, 2018
News European Paliament - Municipal waste recycling target: 44 % today, 55% by 2025, 65% by 2035 No more than 10% landfilling by 2035 Separate collection of textiles and hazardous waste