977,000 Shoes and 373,000 Toothbrushes Found Among 262 Tons of Plastic Debris on Remote Cocos Islands

There are only around 600 people living on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean. But their beaches are littered with 414 million pieces…

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Steve Largent, J.C. Watts among eight to join Oklahoma Hall of Fame | News

OKLAHOMA CITY — Steve Largent and J.C. Watts will be among the eight people inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame this year, it was…

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Study: Salt Lake, Orem and Provo among worst in the nation for air pollution

Washington • The Salt Lake City area was among the top 10 worst places for short-term air pollution in the country, putting the health of…

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Air quality improves in Dallas-Fort Worth, but it’s still among most-polluted U.S. cities, report finds | News

The air North Texans breathe has improved, but the ozone makes Dallas-Fort Worth one of the most-polluted metropolitan areas in the U.S., according to the…

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A Lethal Industrial Farm Fungus Is Spreading Among Us

Fungicide and pesticide production at Sapec Crop Protection in Portugal.Alexis Stockford Eighty percent of U.S. antibiotics are used to promote livestock and poultry growth and…

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Livingston County News | Letchworth State Park photographs among winners of state parks contest

Two images of Letchworth State Park were among the winners of an online photo contest sponsored by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation…

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Infrastructure bill passes, prompts concern among Draper residents

SALT LAKE CITY — House Bill 288 passed the Legislature and was signed off by Gov. Gary Herbert, transforming the way infrastructure operations like mining…

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Squid beaks, plastic debris among contents found in Jurong Island sperm whale’s belly: Study

SINGAPORE: Jubi Lee, the 10.6m female sperm whale that was found off the coast of Jurong Island in 2015, lived on a diet of squid,…

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B.C. cities among worst for air pollution in 2018: report

A British Columbia whale-watching organization is boosting its passenger surcharge to increase spending on science programs and salmon-recovery projects for killer whale conservation. A whale…

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3 BC cities had among the world’s worst air quality last year: report

After the 2018 wildfire season was recorded as the worst in BC’s history, a newly released report shows just how badly the smoke affected air…

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