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Artificial light is causing some wallabies to delay when they give birth, putting them out of sync with the resources they need to feed their young.
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.
Tiny nanomotors smaller than the width of a human hair can autonomously travel through oceans to remove CO2 and convert it to a usable solid form.
A warmer, wetter climate could also boost pollution from cities and farms draining into rivers, lakes and streams.
As small as a grain of sand, the tiny plastic beads are commonly used in personal care products -- and they're getting everywhere.
A new map shows nearly 65,000 inactive mines--but many more are out there, posing environmental hazards.
The amount of plastic ingested by seabirds is now nine times more than it was just a few decades ago.
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