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On January 20, 2020, Spain's Ports of the State announced the largest significant wave height in recorded history in the Mediterranean Sea.
The tragedy of the commons (TOTC) is an economic concept for a feature of Feudal land tenure in England by which tenants were granted exclusive use of defined areas and non-exclusive use of the "commons" for extra grazing.
The 2019–20 Australian bushfire season has already been considered the worst in the history of the country.
This week, the 2 Minute Foundation celebrates its transition from non-profit to charity, after six years of campaigning to inspire beachgoers and lovers of the great outdoors to take two minutes out of their day to make a difference.
Thousands of penis-shaped marine creatures have appeared at Drakes Beach in Point Reyes, Northern California.
The Ocean Cleanup announced that the first batch of plastic captured in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch will be transformed into sustainable products.

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