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Unlike the thousands who marched in San Francisco’s Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice last Saturday, it was a minor triumph for Mobile, Alabama to have a rally at all in a downtown square. Ten feet above ground blue ribbons circled pillars of the bandstand where speakers stood. I said these were not decorations—they marked […]

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Supercharged by Pollution, Florida’s Toxic Algae Crisis Continues Unabated

August 19, 2018           |                                       

Fish kill on South Lido Beach, Florida.Julie Dermansky for DeSmog “Covering stuff up doesn’t make it go away,” said Lilly Womble, an 18-year-old on vacation on Florida’s Sanibel Island. The island is world renowned for its sea shells but that day we were watching employees from the Sanibel Moorings Resort pull a sheet over a […]

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More acidic seas mean greater dangers for fish. Sea bass tested in oceans with the greater levels of dissolved carbon dioxide expected at the end of the century had their sense of smell dramatically reduced by the change. Since fish depend on smell to forage for food, avoid predators, recognise each other and identify spawning […]

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