In western Hunguary in October 2010 a retaining wall around a reservoir filled with toxic waste from an aluminum company burst open and released hundreds of thousands of cubic meters of deadly sludge. The stinking and toxic red sludge flooded … Continue reading
The Chinese government recently declared that they are intending on placing a cap on their annual carbon emissions which will allow the individual provinces in China to regulate and plan their emissions more effectively. The hope is that this cap … Continue reading
Families in Nisisioken Ogale, near a Nigerian National Petroleum Company pipeline, are drinking water from wells contaminated with benzene, a known carcinogen, at levels over 900 times above UN World Health Organization guidelines. Along with many others, this community is … Continue reading
Photo credit: woodleywonderworks Taina, a Vancouver-based environmentalist and blogger, has taken on a challenge most of us would find daunting: living for a year without any plastics. She started in January, so May marks the fifth month into the project. … Continue reading
The image shows the old Cahokia Power Plant in Sauget, IL which has been decommissioned for 31 years. Photo: Jay Dugger Top British climate scientist Professor James Lovelock FRS has warned that over 6 billion people will die this century … Continue reading
Shopping can be a really refreshing habit that has been proved to make the purchasers feel happier. It also satisfies basic human needs. Thus, it would be a pie in the sky to say that shopping should be stopped. But … Continue reading
Now we can count in baldness as another nasty side effect of pollution. According to a new research, by academics at the University of London, baldness has been linked with environmental factors, such as air pollution and smoking. “The scientists … Continue reading
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