A group called The Ocean Cleanup is pulling a huge floating screen out to sea. They hope the device will collect plastic trash in the ocean, making the plastic easy to remove.
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Scientists have learned that ladybugs don't like loud rock music or city noises. That's good for farmers to know, since ladybugs eat smaller insects that feed on plants farmers grow.
Countries around the world have been hit by record heats that are affecting farmers and causing wildfires. The heat waves have killed some people and sent others to the hospital.
Last Friday a pilot whale died in Thailand after swallowing over 80 plastic bags. Workers had been trying to save it for days, but it was not able to survive.
A container ship lost 83 containers over the side of the boat near Sydney on Thursday. Some containers came open and trash is already washing up on beaches.
The US Environmental Protection Agency was created to protect health and the environment in the US. Now the EPA and its leader are facing problems.
In 2016, scientists found a tiny life form that could "eat" plastic. Now other scientists have figured out a way to make that bacteria eat plastic even faster.
Earth Day is a day set aside to remind people to protect our planet. This year, the main idea of Earth Day is to get people to use less plastic.
A group in London has made a list of reptiles that are in danger. These animals are weird and wonderful, and may not last long if they are not protected.
Yesterday was the 70th birthday of the World Health Organization. It was also World Health Day - a day meant to remind people that everyone should be able to get good health care.