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Six Most Polluted Countries in the World

 By Amanda Wilkes: Most of us know about pollution. In fact, many of us live in it every single day. What may be more shocking than the pollution itself is discovering which countries have been named as the biggest polluters in the world. Is your country included on the top six pack …

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Plastic Pollution–Plastic Taking Over Our Oceans

By Larraine Roulston: Plastic! A Waste or Resource? Plastic pollution in the ocean is a bigger problem than first imagined. A report revealed that there are over 5 trillion plastic pieces weighing over 250,000 tons floating in our oceans and seas. This amount translates into 700 pieces of plastic for …

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Microplastic Pollution in the Great Lakes

By Kim Robson The Great Lakes, which comprise one-fifth of the world’s fresh water, have been subject to ecological abuse for decades. Countless harbors and river mouths are polluted with toxic and industrial waste. Food chains have been decimated by invasive zebra and quagga mussels. And, in recent years, the …

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