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As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.  (Photo by Pekka Laakso/AFP/Getty Images)

With Sea Ice Melting, Coast Guard Proposing New Shipping Lanes To The Arctic

As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.

12/05/2014

New study shows plastic junk floating on the world's oceans, but it's not as much as feared. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Plastic Debris Widespread On Ocean Surface

New study shows plastic junk floating on the world’s oceans, but it’s not as much as feared.

06/30/2014

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Study: Young People Not so ‘Green’ After All

An academic analysis of surveys spanning more than 40 years has found that today’s young Americans are less interested in the environment and in conserving resources — and often less civic-minded overall — than their elders were when they were young.

03/15/2012

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