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Photographer Snaps Photo He Wishes Didn't Exist
World  (tags: plastic pollution, seahorse clings to q-tip, oceans, pollution, plastic, environment )

Philippa
- 7 days ago - msn.com
A California-based nature photographer, nominated for wildlife photographer of year, wishes the photo he's nominated for "didn't exist."  Justin Hofman's photo of a tiny seahorse clinging to a pink plastic cotton swab highlights plastic pollution.
All Power Out as Hurricane Marias Winds Floods Crush Puerto Rico
World  (tags: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Maria, Cat. 4, flash flood warning, devastation, entire country without power and water )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - nbcnews.com
Maria, the strongest storm to hit Puerto Rico since 1928, had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph when it made landfall as a Category 4 storm. Puerto Rico is now completely under a Flash Flood Warning. If possible, move to higher ground NOW!
Louisiana: The Floating Pipeline Protest Prepares To Take On The Black Snake
World  (tags: louisiana, Pipeline Protests, Bayous, Wetlands, Drinking Water, Health Hazard, HumanRights, humans, news, society, world )

Fiona
- 6 days ago - thinkprogress.org
The pipeline would pass through eight watersheds and many fragile wetlands. Bayou Lafourche is a sleepy 65-mile stretch of water once lined with slave plantations. Now 300,000 need this drinking water.
For First Time in 300 Years No One Is Living on Barbuda
World  (tags: Barbuda, ferocious storm, Hurricane Irma, uninhabitable, extringuished )

Dandelion
- 1 day ago - cnn.com
The ferocious storm extinguished the isles way of life and left the beautiful spot uninhabitable. We are the victims of greenhouse gases. We contribute little to pollution. Photo above shows before and after not a bit of green is left on the island.
   

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