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The article submitted for was a rehash on an old viral scare from a couple years back about the pacific ocean “dying.”

Our issue with this story is that, with the exception of 1 link about Chernobyl, all of the source links point to fear-mongering, a site that focus solely on questionable conclusions from questionable science. Most of the “scientific evidence” presented in this article was already disproved. You can read a nice collection of the debunking on

On the surface, appears to be more alarmist conspiracies than satirical comedy — or actual credible scientific facts. If you share something from WorldTruth, you should probably make sure your scientist buddies read it first.

The ruling: Neither real nor satire. Just . . . questionable.

UPDATE: Looking on WT.TV’s Facebook Page, they did fall for the Facebook Disclaimer hoax, the one that rears its ugly head every now and again.

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That version is the older version, circulating around 2011, 2012. Considering the frequency with which WorldTruth’s social media pages are updated, we might need to seriously consider their site a milder version of a Green Ink site.

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