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The Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium will unveil two new murals by American artist John Van Hamersveld, in San Pedro, California.
The Portuguese government authorized the Galp-ENI consortium to start an oil prospection program in Aljezur, off the country's southwest coast.
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) is the largest accumulation zone of ocean plastic waste in the world.
A team of scientists discovered an enzyme that digests the most common plastics found in the environment.
The United Nations Environment Assembly is urging worldwide governments to adopt policies that reduce the use of plastics.
A group of Australian scientists concluded that LED lights installed on the bottom of a surfboard could help avoid shark attacks on surfers.