TakePart – Warming ocean waters have been destabilizing some of the massive ice shelves around Antarctica for years. Now scientists have figured out that some of this ice is melting far more quickly than previously thought, according to a study published Tuesday. That has implications for how much sea levels will rise over the next several decades and centuries.Read More
PopSci — Dutch engineer Boyan Slat has a plan to cull millions of tons of animal-killing plastic debris out of the world's oceans, called “The Ocean Cleanup.” But marine scientists have serious concerns about the project.
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