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Stemming the tide of ocean plastics

As people in the developing countries become more affluent, they end up buying more plastics. But these areas often don't have good waste management procedures in place, so a lot of that plastic eventually ends up in the ...

dateApr 18, 2018 in Other
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US opposes taxes on big tech firms

The United States said Friday it "firmly opposes" any new tax aimed at big technology firms, in a sharp challenge to a European proposal aimed at American digital titans.

dateMar 16, 2018 in Business
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Fish farms are helping to fight hunger

Over the past three decades, the global aquaculture industry has risen from obscurity to become a critical source of food for millions of people. In 1990, only 13 percent of world seafood consumption was farmed; by 2014, ...

dateMar 08, 2018 in Ecology
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