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Metals from cigarette butts may pose potential threat to marine environment

Cigarette filters, which are made of cellulose acetate, may act like other plastics in providing a conduit to transport metals in marine environments, researchers...

Coal shipping threat to Great Barrier Reef

Dead coral smothered by coal. Credit: Kathryn Berry Australian researchers have raised fresh concerns that a major shipping disaster could harm the Great Barrier Reef,...

Polluted dust can impact ocean life thousands of miles away

As iron is deposited from air pollution off the coast of East Asia, ocean currents carry the nutrient far and wide. Credit: Georgia Institute of...

Saharan dust affects marine bacteria, potential pathogen Vibrio

This portrait of global aerosols was produced by a Goddard Earth Observing System Model, Version 5 simulation at a 10-kilometer resolution. Dust (red) is...

The Strait of Gibraltar proves no obstacle for eels

The results provide evidence that Mediterranean countries also have an important role to play in helping to save the European eel. Credit: Kim Aarestrup, DTU...

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