Cigarette butts are the most common form of litter on the planet: 4.5 trillion are littered each year. New research shows that they severely impact plant growth. The presence of cigarette butts reduced root biomass by 57%; germination success by 27%; and shoot length by 28%.

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Source: sciencedirect.com

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New York passes its Green New Deal, announces massive offshore wind push - The state has now signed contracts for two wind farms that will have a combined capacity of 1.7 GW. If they open as planned in under five years, they will turn New York into the US's leading producer of offshore wind power.

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Source: arstechnica.com

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Majority of Taiwanese prepared to fight China to protect democracy

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Source: taiwannews.com.tw

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A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Nintendo of America, following the survey posted yesterday in relation to the Joy-Con Drifting issues

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Source: chimicles.com

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Iran 'seizes British-flagged oil tanker'

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Source: bbc.co.uk

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