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Noise pollution’s impact on whales

The NRDC's new documentary immerses you in the underwater world, now polluted with industrial and military man-made noises that have impacted marine mammals' survival.

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Starfish babies return to coast after huge die-off

Data shows an unprecedented number of the babies, called sea stars, survived the summer and winter of 2015 along the California coast. A virus killed millions of the creatures over the previous two years.

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SpaceX lands another rocket at sea

The California-based aerospace upstart landed the rocket on an ocean platform early Friday, this time following the successful launch of a Japanese communications satellite.