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Just over three decades ago, scientists were sounding alarm bells over the parlous state of the ozone layer. It was suffering severe degradation due to harmful manmade aerosol chemicals being released into the atmosphere.
A major victory for the hemp industry, Governor Brown signed Vote Hemp sponsored legislation Sunday, September 30, 2018, and the law will go into effect January 1, 2019, finally allowing California farmers to enter the rapidly growing hemp industry on a wide scale.
This is a full moon descending on Angel Falls, on the south side of Yosemite, just west of Sentinel Rock.
A massive cleanup of plastic in the seas will begin in the Pacific Ocean, by way of Alameda, California. The Ocean Cleanup, an effort that's been five years in the making, plans to launch its beta cleanup system, a 600-meter (almost 2,000-foot) long floater that can collect about five tons of ocean plastic per month.
The sustainable bottles decompose after less than a month in a landfill.
Starbucks, which doles out more than 1 billion straws a year, says it will phase out single-use plastic straws from its stores by 2020.