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Sep 30, 2015 02:22 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
Microorganisms found in worms are effective at biodegrading plastic and styrofoam, research reveals. Continue reading →
Sep 29, 2015 01:05 PM ET
You know those little beads in body washes, scrubbers and even toothpaste? Well, they're made of plastic,and if they find their way from our drains out into the ocean it could spell big trouble for all manner of sea life.
Sep 18, 2015 08:43 AM ET // Eric Niiler
A warmer, wetter climate could also boost pollution from cities and farms draining into rivers, lakes and streams.
Sep 17, 2015 01:46 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
As small as a grain of sand, the tiny plastic beads are commonly used in personal care products -- and they're getting everywhere.
Sep 1, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
Aug 31, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Nobody walks in Los Angeles, and that means lots of cars, lots of exhaust, and a big smoggy sky. Where does L.A. rank among the globe's smog centers?
Aug 27, 2015 03:54 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
One spectacular toxic mine waste leak in Colorado is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Continue reading →
Aug 25, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Pollution is getting into one of America's great natural wonders. Continue reading →
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