|The Pacific Ocean Garbage Patch.|
In the mid-1970s Love Canal became the subject of national and international attention after it was revealed in the press that the site had formerly been used to bury 21,000 tons of toxic waste by Hooker Chemical (now Occidental Petroleum Corporation).
|The 2008 Kingston Fossil Plant|
coal fly ash slurry spill site.
Brazilian deforestation of tropical rain forests.
|Collapse of the Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica.|