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Jul 21, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch may be developing permanent features, such as trash islands.
Jul 23, 2014 03:20 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Costa Concordia is finally on its way to Genoa.
Jul 10, 2014 10:19 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Livestock burping, flatulence and manure was the source of more than 13 million tons of methane gas in 2004. Continue reading →
Jul 10, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Microplastics -- tiny particles formed from the degrading of plastic trash -- are filling the planet's oceans and pose an increasing threat to marine animals. Continue reading →
Jul 1, 2014 11:06 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A visualization by NOAA drives home the amount of damage that humans are doing to the world's oceans. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 06:55 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Expecting to see huge volumes of plastic in the world's oceans, a team of researchers finds otherwise.
Jun 27, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Megan Gannon, Live Science News Editor
Now that summer is here, a trip to the beach should bring familiar smells: seawater, sunscreen and, depending where you live, sewage. One in ten recreational beaches in the United States isn't fit for swimming, according to a new report.
Jun 25, 2014 06:30 PM ET // AFP
Hundreds of thousands of people scrape out a living picking through garbage in Brazil. About 850 of them have been recruited to work in Brazil's 12 host stadiums.
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