Environmental Concerns

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The Largest Seaweed Bloom in the World Discovered

Scientists, led by the USF College of Marine Science, used NASA satellite observations to discover the largest bloom of macroalgae in the world called the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt (GASB),…

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Storm Boy and the Endangered Coorong

Experience the heart-warming story about the friendship between a young boy and a pelican in Australia’s Coorong, which is retold and based on Colin Thiele’s book, Storm Boy.

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East Asia New Threat to Ozone Recovery

Earlier this year, the United Nations announced some much-needed positive news about the environment: The ozone layer, which shields the Earth from the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet radiation, and which was…

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Fracking Wastewater Found in Freshwater Mussel Shells

Elevated concentrations of strontium, an element associated with oil and gas wastewaters, have accumulated in the shells of freshwater mussels downstream from fracking wastewater disposal sites, according to researchers from…