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prion disease research

Australia Hopes To End Ocean Dumping Cruise ships would be stopped from dumping waste near the Great Barrier Reef under draft laws to protect Australia’s coastline from dangerous pollutants. Tons of cargo slurry is being dumped from ships in Australian waters, polluting the ocean with sewage, food scraps and even radioactive waste. There is cross-parliament […]

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Biosolids and Brain Disease In 1972, world leaders realized that dumping millions of tons of sewage sludge into the oceans killed entire underwater ecosystems.┬áSome nations stopped the dumping immediately, while others did not. The U.S., for example, finally passed the Ocean Dumping Ban Act of 1988. It required dumping all municipal sewage sludge and industrial […]

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