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October 22, 2018 9:42 PM Canada earthquake: Aftershocks STILL felt in Canada- fears over HUGE tectonic plates shift

CANADA was struck by three powerful earthquakes in less than an hour on Sunday night. But are there fears over huge tectonic plates shift as aftershocks are still being felt in Canada? Three earthquakes between 6.5 and 6.8 magnitude strength hit Canadian province British Columbia in less than an hour at 10.39pm local time, according to the United States 6

October 8, 2018 4:46 PM Plastic pollution: Bottle washed up after decades

A plastic washing-up liquid bottle that is at least 47 years old has been found on a beach in Somerset. The Fairy Liquid bottle was washed up on Brean Beach during last week's high tides. Up to 400 tonnes of rubbish ended up on the beach. Burnham Coastguard said: "This bottle still looks almost new - it's shocking how long rubbish can survive 7

September 17, 2018 10:56 PM Hurricane tracker LIVE map: Latest satellite images of storms in the ocean right now

Last week saw up to six tropical weather systems battering through the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean at the same time as the 2018 hurricane season is well underway. Depending on meteorological conditions such as ocean temperatures and wind shear, the strength and severity of the storms can change rapidly. Tropical storm Helene, tropical storm Joyce, Hurricane 13

August 30, 2018 1:41 AM Lewis swims 330 miles to save oceans

A SWIMMER waded ashore in Dover yesterday – after swimming 330 miles along the English Channel from Land’s End in Cornwall. Lewis Pugh, who made more than 500,000 strokes over 49 days, was accompanied to the finish line by dozens of local swimmers. South African-born Mr Pugh, who lives in Plymouth, has been swimming the world’s waters for three decades 10

August 13, 2018 10:29 AM WHAT ARE LEATHERBACK TURTLES AND WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THEM?

Leatherback turtles are named for their shell, which is leather-like rather than hard, like other turtles. They are the largest sea turtle species and also one of the most migratory, crossing both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Leatherbacks weigh between 600 and 1,500 lbs (270 to 700 kg) on average and are normally between 55 to 63 inches (140 to 160 cm) in length 10

July 26, 2018 9:53 PM Eclipse July 2018 time around world: When will lunar eclipse be visible around the planet

A BLOOD Moon will be visible tomorrow in a stunning astronomical display for UK residents, the first of this year. When will the lunar eclipse be visible in Mexico, USA, South Africa, UK and Australia? A lunar eclipse, otherwise known as a Blood Moon, will be visible to people in the UK for the first time this year on Friday July 27. The sight will be the first 22

July 12, 2018 12:31 PM HOW MUCH PLASTIC IS IN THE ARCTIC?

The pristine waters of the Arctic are turning into a floating rubbish dump – posing a threat to marine life, scientists warn. One of the densest areas of plastic rubbish anywhere in the world’s seas has been discovered north of Norway and Russia. Miles from civilisation, the amount of plastic waste in the Barents Sea – on the margins of the Arctic Ocean 19

July 12, 2018 3:01 AM Land's End to Dover: Lewis Pugh starts 350-mile Long Swim challenge

He hopes to finish the swim in 50 days but the marathon challenge could be his toughest yet. He hopes to complete his 350-mile swim in 50 days - wearing just a cap, trunks and goggles - in order to raise awareness of the need for ocean conservation. His quest is part of the worldwide Action for Oceans campaign, which calls on governments to fully protect 13

July 9, 2018 10:58 AM Starbucks to eliminate plastic straws by 2020

The coffee chain becomes the largest food and drink company operating globally to ban straws at each store. The coffee chain becomes the largest food and drink company operating globally to do so, citing the environmental threat to oceans. The company said it will make a strawless lid available at 8,000 stores in the US and Canada for certain drinks 11

June 25, 2018 5:21 AM Black Panther wins best movie gong at the BET Awards

After taking the microphone from Jordan, Coogler thanked audiences for making the film so popular. He said: “The film is about our experience of being African Americans and trying to capture the experience of being African on this planet… with so many factors telling you it’s something you should be ashamed of. “It was about tapping into that voice that tells 21