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Is our plastic dependence accelerating climate change?

With our over-consumption of single-use plastics and lack of adequate recycling programs it is more important than ever to understand the impacts of these actions. For the first time, scientists find a link between plastic pollution and climate change! Brandy BiggarAs a grad student, I study marine biology at the Memorial University of Newfoundland. My […]

Into the deep: Deep sea mining is upon us, whether you would risk it or not

While we have a lot to discover about the deep sea, we do know that in the depths of the ocean are a number of valuable minerals and metals like gold, manganese, and cobalt. Yet with so little known, companies are ready to dive into the cold deep, gathering these metals for economic gain. Kristin […]

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