Mark Pygas

Mark is a writer from the United Kingdom.

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    Biden Wants to Replace U.S. Government Fleet of 645,000 with Electric Vehicles

    President Joe Biden has proposed replacing the U.S. government's fleet of 645,000 cars and trucks with American-made electric vehicles in a push for the widespread adoption of renewable energy.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Elon Musk Offers $100 Million Prize for "Best" Carbon Capture Technology

    Elon Musk, the founder of the electric car manufacturer Tesla, took to Twitter on Thursday to promise a $100 million prize to develop the best carbon capture technology.
    By Mark Pygas
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    An Estimated 1.5 Billion Masks Have Entered Oceans In 2020

    According to a recent report by conservation organization OceansAsia, 1.5 billion face masks may have entered the oceans in 2020.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Nestlé Are World's Top Corporate Plastic Polluters for Third Year

    Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Nestlé have been named the world's biggest corporate plastic polluters for the third year in a row by Break Free From Plastic's latest annual audit.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Bank of America Pledges Not to Finance Oil and Gas Exploration In the Arctic

    Every major American bank has now pledged not to fund artic oil and gas exploration.
    By Mark Pygas
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    U.K. Will Ban Sale of New Diesel and Gasoline Cars From 2030

    The United Kingdom will become the first major economy to ban the sale of new diesel and gasoline cars to tackle the climate crisis.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Greta Thunberg Tells Trump to "Work on His Anger Management Problem"

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg has taken a jab at President Donald Trump amid the contested election.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Joe Biden Recommits to Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement on First Day of His Presidency

    If Joe Biden wins the presidency, he will rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement on the first day of his administration.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Scientists Rediscover Madagascar Chameleon Last Seen 100 Years Ago

    Scientists have found several living specimens of Voeltzkow's chameleon, an elusive chameleon species last spotted in Madagascar 100 years ago.
    By Mark Pygas
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    This Mycelium 'Bath Bomb' Helps Your Lawn Absorb More Carbon

    NetZero mycelium orbs may look like they belong in the tub, but these mushroom orbs actually belong in a watering can or hose sprayer.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Finland Is Training Dogs to Detect Coronavirus In Humans

    Dogs can be trained to smell coronavirus in human sweat, and early results show nearly 100% accuracy.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Student Dives for Trash During Spare Time While Remote Learning

    Bryan Kaleta, who is remote learning as a result of the pandemic, found himself battling boredom until he discovered the Rubbish app.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Rare White Sea Turtle Spotted on South Carolina Beach

    A rare white sea turtle has been photographed hatching and makings its way to the sea on a South Carolina beach.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Five-Year-Old Saves Endangered Lemur Stolen From San Francisco Zoo

    James Trinh, a five-year-old from San Francisco, is being praised after helping to save an endangered 21-year-old lemur.
    By Mark Pygas
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    David Attenborough Breaks Record as Fastest Instagram User to 1 Million Followers

    The record was previously held by Jennifer Aniston.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Wuhan Bans Eating Wild Animals, Declaring the City a "Wildlife Sanctuary"

    The Chinese city at the center of the global coronavirus pandemic has banned the eating of wild animals and offered cash incentives to local farmers to stop the breeding of exotic livestock.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Coca-Cola and Carlsberg Could Switch to Plant-Based Bottles That Degrade Within a Year

    Drinks companies Coca-Cola and Carlsberg are backing a project which aims to develop plant-based plastic bottles that degrade within a year.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Beachgoers Left 13,000 Pounds of Trash on Florida's Cocoa Beach After It Reopened

    Littering in Cocoa Beach, which only reopened on April 21, can now land offenders with a $250 fine.

    By Mark Pygas
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    Flamingos Turn Mumbai Pink as Population Booms During Lockdown

    Flamingos are migrating to Mumbai in India in larger numbers than usual thanks to the coronavirus lockdown.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Dolphins Return to Italy's Ports Amidst Coronavirus Lockdown

    Dolphins were spotted swimming in the port of Cagliari as ship traffic came to a halt.

    By Mark Pygas
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    The Pacific Ocean Is Becoming so Acidic That Crab Shells Are Dissolving

    The process is preventing the crabs from developing strong shells.
    By Mark Pygas
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    Greta Thunberg is TIME's Person of the Year

    Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been named TIME's 2019 Person of the Year.
    By Mark Pygas
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