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“Study…plastic in the ocean still increasing at an alarming rate”

“…The amount of plastic waste in our oceans is continuing to rise, year after year. Even though awareness about limiting the use of plastics is growing, experts say the number of plastic goods in production increases annually… …Some experts have … Continue reading

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“‘Unprecedented’ 100,000 hit by European Measles outbreak spreading at ‘alarming’ rate..”

“The World Health Organisation said the rise in cases was “unprecedented” for a preventable disease. They revealed they are rapidly ramping up their response to the outbreak, which has spread over two years, “based on the growing number of children and … Continue reading

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Ocean trash islands are now the size of Mexico – growing at alarming rate

“The biggest of the trash islands in the oceans have gone from the size of Texas to bigger than Mexico. And their growth shows no sign of abatement due to the increasing amount of plastic use and waste around the world, warned … Continue reading

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“Europe’s HIV epidemic growing at alarming rate, WHO warns”

[In 2016] “That year, 160,000  people contracted the virus that causes AIDS in the 53 countries that make up the World Health Organization’s European region, the agency said in a joint report with the European Center for Disease Prevention and … Continue reading

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Alarming levels of radio active water leaking into NY groundwater supply

“New York will investigate the Indian Point Energy Center after Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he learned that “radioactive tritium-contaminated water” leaked into the groundwater at the nuclear facility in Westchester County. Cuomo, in a letter Saturday to the state Health … Continue reading

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