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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines
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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Major ice shelf collapse; Fast food giants tackle PFAS; Ocean garbage.

Host Steve Curwood is joined by EHN'sPeter Dykstra to discuss an ice shelf break-up in typically stable East Antarctica. Then, the two look at the promises of fast-food companies to get PFAS chemicals out of their packaging. Finally, the pair look back in history at how plastic pollution in the Indian Ocean complicated the search for debris from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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melting polar ice has warped Earth's crust

How melting polar ice has warped Earth's crust

The melting of Earth's polar ice is incrementally warping the planet's crust both vertically and horizontally, according to a new study in the Geophysical Research Letters journal.

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arctic ireland polar ice
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Arctic time capsule from 2018 washes up in Ireland as polar ice melts

When the crew and passengers of the nuclear-powered icebreaker ship 50 Years of Victory reached the north pole in 2018, they placed a time capsule in the ice floe.

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In Alaska, everyone's grappling with climate change
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In Alaska, everyone's grappling with climate change

For everyone from traditional hunters to the military, the National Park Service to the oil industry, climate change is the new reality in Alaska.

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Human-driven climate change is literally making Earth ‘wobble’
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Human-driven climate change is literally making Earth ‘wobble’

As the planet warms, ice loss at the poles—especially in Greenland—is having an effect on polar motion.
Inside Antarctica: the continent whose fate will affect millions
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Inside Antarctica: the continent whose fate will affect millions

As ice patterns shift, the FT joins the scientists battling to find out more
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