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25 cheap and easy replacements for plastic in your home and kitchen

25 CHEAP AND EASY REPLACEMENTS FOR PLASTIC IN YOUR HOME AND KITCHEN

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Sunlight triggers chemical reactions that make the Deepwater Horizon oil spill unlikely to degrade

SUNLIGHT TRIGGERS CHEMICAL REACTIONS THAT MAKE THE DEEPWATER HORIZON OIL SPILL UNLIKELY TO DEGRADE

Eight years have passed since the Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010. But oil continues to persist in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico....

 
 
 
Heart Remodeling Happens Even at Low Levels of Air Pollution

HEART REMODELING HAPPENS EVEN AT LOW LEVELS OF AIR POLLUTION

Heart changes similar to those that occur in early cardiac failure could happen even at a low-level exposure to air pollution, says...

Touring exhibit drives home problem of ocean plastic

TOURING EXHIBIT DRIVES HOME PROBLEM OF OCEAN PLASTIC

The Ocean Plastics Lab shows the scale of plastic pollution in oceans around the world. Most of the garbage in the exhibit comes from...

 
 
 
Air pollution found to increase risk of bone loss, bone fractures, according to studies

AIR POLLUTION FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF BONE LOSS, BONE FRACTURES, ACCORDING TO STUDIES

Air pollution can increase the risk of bone loss and bone fractures, according to a study published in the journal The Lancet Planetary...

 
 
 
Toxins.news offers a wealth of knowledge on heavy metals, pesticides, vaccines and more

TOXINS.NEWS OFFERS A WEALTH OF KNOWLEDGE ON HEAVY METALS, PESTICIDES, VACCINES AND MORE

We live in a toxin-laden world; there's no doubt about that. Whether it's in food, vaccines, the water we drink or the skies above,...

Food study: Mediterranean diet protects you from the long-term effects of air pollution

FOOD STUDY: MEDITERRANEAN DIET PROTECTS YOU FROM THE LONG-TERM EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION

New research has found a way to counter the long-term adverse effects of air pollution. The study, presented at the American Thoracic...

 
 
 
Unprecedented science study proves that air pollution can negatively affect babies while in the womb

UNPRECEDENTED SCIENCE STUDY PROVES THAT AIR POLLUTION CAN NEGATIVELY AFFECT BABIES WHILE IN THE WOMB

Exposure to high levels of air pollution during the third trimester of pregnancy can increase the baby's risk of high blood pressure,...

Air pollution is driving type 2 diabetes - even at levels considered SAFE

AIR POLLUTION IS DRIVING TYPE 2 DIABETES - EVEN AT LEVELS CONSIDERED SAFE

Growing evidence has suggested a link between pollution and diabetes in recent decades - but the new study led by researchers at Washington...

 
 
 
Man in boxers dances on Los Angeles freeway sign halting traffic, irking drivers

MAN IN BOXERS DANCES ON LOS ANGELES FREEWAY SIGN HALTING TRAFFIC, IRKING DRIVERS

The man, who identified himself as "Dephree," hung signs that read "Dephree," ''Fight pollution, not each other" and "Give a hoot,...

A 38-Foot-Tall Whale Made From 10,000 Pounds of Plastic Waste Surfaces in Bruges

A 38-FOOT-TALL WHALE MADE FROM 10,000 POUNDS OF PLASTIC WASTE SURFACES IN BRUGES

In response to the Bruges Triennial ‘s 2018 theme “Liquid City,” Brooklyn-based architecture and design firm STUDIOKCA designed a 38-foot-tall...

 
 
 
In North Carolina, New Pollution Allegations Add to Residents' Woes Over Factory Farms

IN NORTH CAROLINA, NEW POLLUTION ALLEGATIONS ADD TO RESIDENTS' WOES OVER FACTORY FARMS

Keeping the waste from North Carolina's hog industry out of the state's waterways requires a complex set of steps. The confined animal...

Why beavers could be the key to negating the effects of environmental pollution

WHY BEAVERS COULD BE THE KEY TO NEGATING THE EFFECTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION

According to a study, unlikely saviors can help clean polluted water sources and prevent the loss of valuable farm soil. Researchers...

 
 
 
Polluter Pays: The Hidden Costs of Industrial Agriculture

POLLUTER PAYS: THE HIDDEN COSTS OF INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE

Researchers have confirmed what many have known for a some time: The price of food has to increase in order to cover the environmental...

Not so green after all? New study says biodegradable plastic bags might not be helpful to the environment

NOT SO GREEN AFTER ALL? NEW STUDY SAYS BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC BAGS MIGHT NOT BE HELPFUL TO THE ENVIRONMENT

Plastic pollution is slowly but surely killing our environment, and many of us strive to find better alternatives to problematic items...

 
 
 
Researchers use graphene to make new and improved concrete

RESEARCHERS USE GRAPHENE TO MAKE NEW AND IMPROVED CONCRETE

British researchers have succeeded in modernizing concrete with graphene. In a New Atlas article, they reported that the improved concrete...

Delhi Dust Pollution: Stay Indoors, Wear Masks

DELHI DUST POLLUTION: STAY INDOORS, WEAR MASKS

Dust storm severely affects the air quality in Delhi, the National Capital Region which may increase the risk of developing several...

 
 
 
Study: Air pollution may be causing more people to commit petty crimes

STUDY: AIR POLLUTION MAY BE CAUSING MORE PEOPLE TO COMMIT PETTY CRIMES

Air pollution is known for negatively impacting the lives of many. It causes several health problems such as increasing the risk of...

Pope to oil execs: Clean energy is an ‘epochal' challenge

POPE TO OIL EXECS: CLEAN ENERGY IS AN ‘EPOCHAL' CHALLENGE

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has told world oil executives that the transition to less-polluting energy sources “is a challenge of epochal...