Environment

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May 06, 2019 - 9:30 pm
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (WBEN/AP) — Water levels are surging in the Great Lakes and likely will set records this summer, forecasters said Monday — a remarkable turnaround from earlier this decade that's bringing welcome relief to shippers and marina owners, but causing flooding and heavy erosion in...
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September 06, 2018 - 3:18 pm
The Ocean Cleanup is set to launch on Saturday, September 8th The launch will take place from their assembly yard in Alameda, through the San Francisco Bay, toward the infamous Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Livestream will be available starting at noon PDT/ 3pm EDT/ 9pm CEST Click here ! The Quickie...
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January 16, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A state panel created to study how to reduce the environmental impact of disposable plastic grocery bags has released a report, but makes no recommendation. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo created the task force last year after the Legislature blocked New York City from...
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Lauren Hoffman
January 03, 2018 - 10:13 am
Chocolate is apparently on track to become extinct by the year 2050. Yes, chocolate. Business Insider reports that over half of the world's chocolate comes from Cacao plants in just two countries in West Africa. The plant can only continue to grow in "rainforested land" 20 degrees north and south...
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