Environment News Headlines and Top Stories

Ghost nets are abandoned, lost or discarded fishing nets made from synthetic fibers that are left drifting in the world's oceans.
Ross Edgley has finally completed the Great British Swim. He is the first person to swim around mainland Great Britain.
Single-use plastic items will be banned from the European Union (EU) market by 2021.
A damaged Taylor Energy oil site 12 miles off the Louisiana coast has been leaking as much as 29,400 gallons of toxic crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico every single day since 2004.
The world's longest sea-crossing bridge has officially opened in China. The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is a symbol of progress.
The Ocean Cleanup has finally deployed System 001 in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, off the coast of California.

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