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World’s Most Comprehensive Study Shows More Plastic in Our Oceans Than Scientists Thought (via EcoWatch) (15 December 2015) A new study by the 5 Gyres Institute shows there is "roughly seven times more" plastic in the oceans "than what we thought before."

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New Ways to Kill Drug-Resistant Bacteria

E.coli, Salmonella and other food-contaminating microbes are growing more resistant to traditional antibiotics, so scientists are racing to develop new ways to target these bacteria with polymers and proteins.

E. coli could be answer to antibiotic-resistant bacteria, scientists say

Commander of all-female Yazidi battalion: 'We fight Isil and protect womankind'

by Josie Ensor: Commander of all-female Yazidi battalion: 'We fight Isil and protect womankind'

African Wildlife May Be Acquiring Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria From Nearby Humans

African Wildlife May Be Acquiring Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria From Nearby Humans | Smart News | Smithsonian

Acknowledging the economic value of ecosystem services helps drive home that we are part of nature and have a duty to live responsibly