There’s a Horrifying Amount of Plastic in the Ocean. This Chart Shows Who’s to Blame.

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The US isn’t as bad as you’d think…

5 Striking Things We’ve Learned About Pesticides in California

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Pesticides have been linked to everything from bee deaths to the hole in the ozone layer.

How Hillary Clinton’s State Department Sold Fracking to the World

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A trove of secret documents details the US government’s global push for shale gas.

The Gulf Is Still So Far From Recovering. Just Ask This Oyster Farmer.

John Tesvich slices open oysters on the deck of his boat, the "Croatian Pride". Tim McDonnell/Climate Desk

Gulf coast ecosystems were supposed to rebound after the BP oil spill. They haven’t.

WATCH: These Reefs Are Beautiful—But Most of the Coral Is Dead

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One tiny Caribbean island is scrambling to save its coral in the face of global warming.

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