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(EnviroNews World News) — Kingston, Jamaica — Critics including a slew of environmental NGOs, scientists and governments, as well as large manufacturers like Microsoft, Samsung, BMW and Volvo, are all calling for a moratorium on deep-seabed ocean mining operations that could be enabled by the International Seabed Authority…

(EnviroNews World News) — Novaya Zemlya, Russia — As arctic ice melts due to human-caused climate destabilization, polar bears (Ursus maritimus) are being forced to move farther inland in search of food. This brings them into closer contact with people and landfills. Now, Russian scientists are sounding the warning about climate…

(EnviroNews World News) — A study published April 6, 2017, in Nature.com‘s Scientific Reports, examined 17 sea salt brands from eight different countries and found chemical impurities in all 17 samples. The primary contaminants include microplastics and pigments associated with textile, rubber and fiberglass products. The study was…