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ENN – The Environmental News Network is a weekly, sometimes twice weekly production designed to deliver the latest climate change news and environmental news.

Trans Atlantic Conveyor Slowing, Bees on the Endangered List, Methane and Soil Health

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Jason Sole covers the weeks news wrap up of some reports issued regarding the transatlantic conveyor. The conveyor or overturning current is what is responsible for moving warmth from the South to the North, the full article is available here: http://phys.org/news/2016-10-atlantic-ocean-slowdown-tied-southern.html . We also cover the new study done on the effects ...

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Breakthrough products and the emergence of the green economy

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This week Jason Sole discusses some breakthrough products (see links below),the emergence of the green economy. This can be seen as a call to all entrepreneurs to start the development of products that will supply the new world economy. Mercedes develops EV Truck: https://techxplore.com/news/2016-07-electric-truck-news-stuttgart-pollution.html China reaches peak coal:https://www.carbonbrief.org/iea-china-might-have-passed-peak-coal-in-2013 Supermeat.com, Indiegogo campaign ...

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The Microplastic Invasion of the Oceans

The Microplastic Invasion of the Oceans

Jason Sole covers the microplastics cycle, its impact on the oceans and ocean life and the surrounding science link ups that are emerging. Here are some of the links discussed: Microplastics in general: http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/microplastics-microbeads-ocean-sea-serious-health-risks-united-nations-warns-a7041036.html Banning of plastic bottles: http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/san-francisco-bans-sale-plastic-water-bottles-climate-change Super bacteria at Rio Olympics: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-rio-superbacteria-exclusive-idUSKCN0YW2E8 Bacterial immunity: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antimicrobial_resistance Mediterranean chemical problems: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/004896979504719X Plastic Islands in ...

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