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Plastic straws, drink stirrers, and cotton swabs will be banned from sale and use in England by April 2020.
Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. There are over two million new cases diagnosed, and over 5 million people treated each year.
Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) unveiled the ten worst offenders when it comes to packaging pollution on British beaches.
Victor Vescovo broke the world record for the deepest ever manned dive.
Scotland is about to become the first country in the United Kingdom to implement a deposit return scheme for used drink cans and bottles.
Offshore drilling is the process of extracting petroleum and natural gas from the seabed using a fixed or mobile platform located off the coast, in open ocean and deepwater regions.