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May 15, 2017 7:01 PM Millions Of Pieces Of Plastic Are Piling Up On An Otherwise Pristine Pacific Island

Henderson Island, in the South Pacific, is thousands of miles from any major industrial centers or human communities. But it's filled with trash — more than 37 million pieces of it, researchers say. More than 37 million pieces of plastic debris have accumulated on a remote island in the South Pacific, thousands of miles from the nearest city, according 28

May 4, 2017 3:24 PM PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (27 April – 03 May 2017)

Israeli forces have continued their systematic crimes in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) for the week of 27 April – 03 May 2017. 37 Palestinian civilians were wounded during peaceful protests in the West Bank. Among the wounded were 14 children. 14 journalists, including 3 females, were beaten while covering a protest in occupied Jerusalem 27

May 1, 2017 8:01 PM Science funding spared under congressional budget deal, but more battles ahead

The lights will stay on in the federal government, and also in the countless laboratories and universities that depend on federal funding for scientific and medical research. That's one upshot of the bipartisan budget deal congressional negotiators reached late Sunday. The bill, clocking in at more than 1,600 pages, is likely to pass both houses of Congress 51

April 28, 2017 12:40 AM Facing Tough Odds in French Vote, Le Pen Assails Macron

She upstaged him among factory workers in the north on Wednesday, campaigned early Monday at the main market outside Paris to steal the thunder of his victory party at a fashionable Left Bank restaurant, and was on a fishing boat at daybreak Thursday with fishermen, television cameras in tow. Mr. Macron has dropped slightly in some polls, and commentators 32

April 27, 2017 11:06 PM With fish and football, French presidential hopefuls woo voters

PARIS/LE GRAU DU ROI, France (Reuters) - France's presidential candidates battled for the popular vote on Thursday with far-right Marine Le Pen wooing fishermen and Emmanuel Macron playing soccer as polls showed the centrist's commanding lead narrow marginally. As runner-up in last Sunday's opening ballot, Le Pen remained the underdog, but several polls 29

April 27, 2017 7:22 PM Analysis: Finally, crystal-clear clarity in French election

PARIS — When France’s presidential election turned into a political boxing match this week at the gates of an appliance factory threatened with closure, the far-right populist Marine Le Pen showed that she wields a mean right hook. Her centrist rival, Emmanuel Macron, a political neophyte contesting his first election, demonstrated that he can take a solid 8

April 27, 2017 10:27 AM After Whirlpool battle, Le Pen and Macron clash over fish

PARIS (AP) - After "the battle of Whirlpool," when Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron both went hunting for France's blue-collar vote at a threatened home appliance factory, the presidential candidates clashed over fish in a return to more traditional campaigning on Thursday. The anti-European Union far-right populist Le Pen was up before dawn to cruise 3

April 25, 2017 8:04 PM More Antarctic protections urged on World Penguin Day

Sydney - The world needs to do more to protect the Antarctic wilderness and its wildlife, scientists warned on Tuesday as they marked World Penguin Day. The flightless seabirds - a favourite with children for their clumsy, waddling gait - offer a useful yardstick for researchers to judge the health of their habitat. "Penguins are great ambassadors for understanding 20

April 24, 2017 9:56 PM These pesky caterpillars seem to digest plastic bags

The shopping bag is an infamous source of plastic pollution. The 2010 documentary “Bag It” estimated that Americans use 102 billion plastic bags per year. Bags are persistent. Plastic at the waste dump can last for an estimated 1,000 years. And they are pernicious. A wild baby manatee named Emoji died in a Florida zoo in February after filling its guts with plastic 54

April 14, 2017 9:55 AM Enceladus ocean jets spew hydrogen: Hint of life?

a shift in thought NASA's discovery of molecular hydrogen on one of Saturn's moons is encouraging scientists to rethink their understanding of where else in our solar system could support life. April 13, 2017 —Step aside freezing Martian deserts. The pitch black seas of at least one of the solar system’s far-flung water worlds has nearly everything needed 38