water pollution

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Plastic bans won’t help the oceans during pandemics or during the best of times

At least 86 per cent of plastic waste entering the ocean from land comes via a handful of rivers in Asia.

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To save the whales buy off the Ahabs

Cutting sailing speed to 10 knots reportedly reduces the number of whale collisions by 50 per cent.

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As pretty much everyone in the world knows by now, Pope Francis published an encyclical recently On Care for Our Common Home, which discusses all things environmental—climate change, of course, but also air pollution, water pollution, sustainable development, the precautionary principle…the list goes on through 184-pages.

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In the recent New Brunswick election, an unremarkable engineering activity apparently took front and centre: hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, popularly known as fracking.