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10 environmentally friendly superheroes

April 9, 2010, 12:41 p.m.
Aquaman

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Aquaman

He is occasionally mocked for the diminished use of his powers on land — powers that include the ability to communicate telepathically with marine animals, to swim at submarine speeds and to breathe underwater — but protecting our oceans is no easy task. Aquaman is also the king of the sunken city of Atlantis, so this is one superhero who knows the dangers of rising sea levels.