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Great Salt Lake is shrinking fast. Scientists demand action before it becomes a toxic dustbin
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Great Salt Lake is shrinking fast. Scientists demand action before it becomes a toxic dustbin

Great Salt Lake is also known as America's Dead Sea -- owing to a likeness to its much smaller Middle Eastern counterpart -- but scientists worry the moniker could soon take new meaning.
It's 'going to end with me': The fate of Gulf fisheries in a warming world
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It's 'going to end with me': The fate of Gulf fisheries in a warming world

As global warming changes the Texas coast and cheap food imports flood the country, the people who make their living off oysters and shrimp are disappearing.
New Zealand bans all new offshore oil exploration as part of 'carbon-neutral future'
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New Zealand bans all new offshore oil exploration as part of 'carbon-neutral future'

Prime minister Jacinda Ardern says move ‘will essentially take effect in 30 or more years’ time’
The top 10 ocean conservation victories of 2018 (just kidding -- there were only three)
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The top 10 ocean conservation victories of 2018 (just kidding -- there were only three)

(Just kidding, there were only three this year)
Massive crater under Greenland’s ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans
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Massive crater under Greenland’s ice points to climate-altering impact in the time of humans

The 31-kilometer-wide Hiawatha crater may have formed as recently as 12,800 years ago when a 1.5-kilometer asteroid struck Earth
Charlestown residents demand end to brown water

Charlestown residents demand end to brown water

For many in Charlestown, Ind., brown and black water flows from faucets due to a buildup in manganese in pipes that are more than 50 years old.
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