According to a new NASA study, "The Birth of a New Tongan Island.In late December 2014 into early 2015, a submarine volcano in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga erupted, sending a violent stream of steam, ash, and rock into the air. When the ash finally settled in January 2015, a newborn island with a …
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The dawn of a new year is a traditional time to address our excesses—whether it’s too many calories, too much spending or too much screen time. This year, several Monterey Bay communities are ringing in 2019 with newly adopted resolutions to cut back on single-use plastic.
In December 2018, the city of Monterey voted to limit the use of disposable plastic service ware in food establishments throughout the city. Earlier in the month, Santa Cruz County adopted a new law targeting single-use plastic packaging for personal care products in the hospitality industry.
Both laws aim to curtail waste and protect Monterey Bay from plastic pollution. They’re part of a global wave of action, from the local to national levels, to slow the flow of plastic from land to sea.
A plastic bag floats in the ocean. Photo by Patrick Kelley / Marine Photobank
Our growing plastic problem
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Amazing nature. According to Robert Grubb, "Rainforest Documentary filmed in South East Queensland, Australia". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HfeBP3vaEI&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR0DMGxKQHbveaEESYOk_3WAZthwY1hPQ-r5TfHCDEVA12SjDUdVmkApw8A Rainforest Beneath the Canopy
Amazing footage of spectacular video. This is an hour documentary of this past summer's Epic Eruption.
[heat source] Plays critical role in movement, melting Via Eurekalert KINGSTON, R.I. — June 22, 2018 — A researcher from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography and five other scientists have discovered an active volcanic heat source beneath the Pine Island Glacier in Antarctica. The discovery and other findings, which are critical […] …
Environment Minister Ángel Estévez has called on all supermarket chains to start eliminating the use of plastics, “after tons of trash blanketed on the capital’s coast over the weekend, dragged by a storm’s rains,” underlining that “we are polluting the new generations and this must change.” He also warned the business sector to reduce the […] …
This is a beautiful video of a rescue of several elephants trapped in an old bomb crater in Cambodia that was created during the Vietnam War.