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    Satellites can see the pollution trails from individual ships

    All hands have to be on deck if the world is going to tackle degradation, and one of the biggest emitters is also one of the least well known – international shipping.* A 2018 study estimated that pollution emitted from cargo ships resulted in 400,000 annual premature deaths from lung cancer and heart disease.* Many …
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    The world would be better served by having every container ship grinding rock dust or iron into the sea, to fertilize the oceans as they go. The CO2 captured and the life it would allow would more than balance the pollution from the diesel engines.

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