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Diving into the deep ocean's mysteries and challenges

A deeper dive into the ocean's heart reveals a world rich with life, challenging our understanding of Earth's biosphere and highlighting the dire consequences of human pollution.

James Bradley reports for The Guardian.

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IAEA, Japan agree on continuous safety review of Fukushima water

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) agreed with Japan on its continuous safety review of the discharge of treated water from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the IAEA said on Monday in New York.
Ocean pollution growing

There might be less plastic in the sea than we thought. But read on.

A new study might sound like good news, but there’s a problem: Ocean pollution appears to be growing fast.
Grist: The race to defuse an oil 'time bomb' disaster threatening the Red Sea
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Grist: The race to defuse an oil 'time bomb' disaster threatening the Red Sea

Saqib Rahim writes for Grist that a UN plan to save the decaying FSO Safer and avert a spill four times larger than the Exxon Valdez is "only half a solution, but it’s better than nothing."

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Boyan Slat: Humanity is addicted to plastic, but we can still keep it out of our oceans

The first step is to prevent more plastic from reaching the sea in the first place.
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North Sea oil spills a wildlife threat - activists

Data and satellite images show oil spills over five years that threaten species like orca whales.
World's largest marine sanctuary  set to expand
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World's largest marine sanctuary  set to expand

Largest Marine Sanctuary in the World is Set to Expand by 2030 in The Islands of Tahiti
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