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How  the Fashion Industry is Responding to Climate Change  

https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/doc-climate-and-fashion/ The trend in fashion are like cropped t-shirts and scrunchies. But it takes 2700 liters of water how to make a single one of those fashion trends. Non-biodegradable fabric can last in landfills for up to 200 years. Rethink … Continue reading

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Great News About Humpback Whales!

https://www.popsci.com/humpback-whale-recovery/ People killed at least 300,000 humpback whales from the 1700s to 1950. They did this for their meat and blubber. There is now some really good news. In the South Atlantic, the population of humpback whales is now 25,000. … Continue reading

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What Is The Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

https://marinedebris.noaa.gov/info/patch.html Have you ever heard of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch? It is no mountain or pile, in fact it is an area created when all the trash left on the beach at high tide gets sucked in and spit … Continue reading

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It’s a Dirty Job, but Someone Has to Do It and Not Get Eaten

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/science/cleaner-shrimp.html This article is about cleaner shrimp. Cleaner shrimp clean dead skin off other sea creatures and eat it. The sea creatures the shrimp clean are called clients. The relationship between the shrimp and the client is mutual. The fish … Continue reading

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Scientists find the Secret Ingredient to Blowing Gigantic Bubbles 

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/scientists-find-secret-colossal-soap-bubbles Physicist Justin Burton became curious about bubbles when he saw some boys on the road blowing huge bubbles. He thought they were incredible. So when he got back home, he took a big bubble wand and started blowing. Scientists … Continue reading

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Greenland’s Melting Ice May Affect Everyone’s Future

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2019/10/greenland-ice-oceans-melting-fast/ This article is about how Greenland is affecting global warming. It contributes the most to global sea level rise. Greenland is surrounded by ice, and a lot of that ice is melting, therefore adding a lot of water to … Continue reading

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How Antarctica is Melting from Above and Below

How Antarctica is melting from above and below Global warming is causing the glaciers to melt. The face of the ice mountains is melting into light blue lakes. Warm water rivers under the weak parts of the ice are causing … Continue reading

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The color of body fat might affect how trim people are 

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/body-fat-color-white-brown-beige-health-hibernation-energy This article is about how people have three different colors of fat in their bodies.  One of them is called white fat, which stores energy through fat which is used later. Brown fat, on the other hand, burns quickly. … Continue reading

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A Virus in Koala DNA Shows Evolution in Action

When researchers started looking into the diseases that are affecting koalas, such as chlamydia and different cancers, it led them to realize that viruses are getting into the koalas’ DNA. These viruses can get into DNA and cause changes in … Continue reading

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This Robot Catches Jellyfish with a Gentle ‘Hug’

https://www.sciencenewsforstudents.org/article/robot-catches-jellyfish-gentle-hug Jellyfish are soft and umbrella-shaped sea creatures with tentacles. Jellyfish have a lot of physical abilities that might teach us and help us discover things. The problem is, if we want to catch the jellyfish to do research on … Continue reading

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