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Big companies’ pledges to reduce plastic pollution aren’t working, shows study

Corporate pledges to lower plastic pollution are not translating into lower plastic pollution, according to a new study: they're foccussed on recycling.
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Isotopes tell story of baleen whales and climate change

Baleen whales in the southern hemisphere face challenging conditions as climate change gathers pace and threatens their food supply.
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Lower sea levels increase volcanic eruptions

Research finds that lower sea levels, which happen during ice ages, were linked to higher rates of volcanic eruption.

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Magnetic reversal caused massive climate shifts

About 42,000 years ago, a magnetic reversal triggered massive climate shifts and caused environmental changes to sweep across the globe.
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Lessons from the past

The Anthropocene marks relentless and increasingly grave environmental degradation as the Earth faces tipping points for climate change, biodiversity and survival. To address these ills, scientists say we can learn valuable lessons from the past.

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Climate trouble in the tropics

Tropical plants close to the equator are most at risk from climate change because it will likely become too hot for many species to germinate, new research suggests.

Soil pathogens rise as temperatures do

Soil pathogens rise as temperatures do

Pathogenic plant fungi are likely to multiply and spread as rising temperatures warm soils, which will add to the challenges of maintaining world food production alongside other climate change-driven crises and a burgeoning human population.