Tag Archives: ecology

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Is marine plastic pollution a solvable problem?

Is it possible to clean up the enormous oceanic garbage patches? Or does solving plastic pollution rely on prioritizing types of trash and specific regions of the ocean for a targeted campaign?

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Are some forests more useful than others at stopping climate change?

Carbon sequestration is a powerful argument for wide-scale reforestation. But does reforestation with an agenda pose a danger to the future of forest biodiversity?

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5 reasons we shouldn’t kill every last buzzing, annoying, blood-sucking mosquito

Mosquitoes are the deadliest creatures on the planet, and we have the technology to destroy them. So why haven’t we wiped them out yet?