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What is sustainable seafood? With an industry as huge as seafood, what can you do as an individual to make sure your favourite fish dish will be around for the next generation to enjoy?

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Over time, there has been a net depletion of ozone in the atmosphere. As a result, there is a higher risk of exposure to harmful UV radiation from the sun. Only a big international ban on CFCs prevented further destruction of ozone.

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More than 884 million people around the world don’t have regular access to clean drinking water. And when natural disasters, like floods, earthquakes or tsunamis, strike, thousands more people can’t get clean,safe water.

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If you turn off all the lights in your house late at night, you can probably still find your way by the dim glow of your electronics. Even if you turn your electronics “off”, are they really off?

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During a lightning strike, the air surrounding the bolt of lightning is heated to about 39,000 °C! This sudden increase in pressure and temperature caused by the lightning causes the air immediately around the lightning to “explode” all along its length.

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When an oil spill occurs in the ocean, like the catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, what do scientists do to clean up the toxic mess?

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Home vermicomposting can help us divert kitchen waste from the garbage dump by turning it into compost for our gardens.

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These processes aren't only unique to Hawaii — similar events have happened on other volcanic islands in the Pacific.

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So, what exactly are snowshoes and how do they work?

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Here are some techniques currently use and some which might be used in the future in order to recycle plastics.

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