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2017: Hottest year on record for our oceans

February 6th, 2018 Last month, NASA reported that 2017 was the second warmest year on record. Now, a new Chinese study has found that 2017 was the hottest year on record for our oceans. Ocean temperatures have been rising over the past decades, with 2017 …

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Spanish tourist islands set to ban single-use plastics

February 1st, 2018 The cities of Mallorca, Menorca, and Ibiza are set to ban all single-use plastics in an effort to save the tourism industry on the Balearic Islands. The three tourist destinations are all included in plans from the Government of the Balearic Islands to …

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New inland freshwater fish farming research project launched

January 26th, 2018 New research looking at inland freshwater fish farming may help reduce disease risks and potential impacts on the marine ecosystem, the team behind the project has said. Lead by researchers from NUI Galway and the Athlone Institute of Technology, the project will …