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Professor Rick Shine of the University of Sydney explains why turtle-headed sea snakes are turning black in response to industrial pollution. (Photo: A turtle-headed sea snake shedding; Credit: New Scientist)
The Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite will make global maps of gases and particles in the atmosphere to track pollution and climate change.
Scientists examine sediments that should hold clues to the future behaviour of the White Continent.