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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...

 
 
 
Domestic tourism to Great Barrier Reef falls for marine pollution

DOMESTIC TOURISM TO GREAT BARRIER REEF FALLS FOR MARINE POLLUTION

The domestic tourists' arrivals in Great Barrier Reef have fallen dramatically. According to a new report that reveals fewer domestic...

World Environment Day 2018: India joins world to Beat Plastic Pollution

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2018: INDIA JOINS WORLD TO BEAT PLASTIC POLLUTION

 
 
 
Cities can reduce air pollution by adding more trees and bushes along roadways

CITIES CAN REDUCE AIR POLLUTION BY ADDING MORE TREES AND BUSHES ALONG ROADWAYS

According to new plans, “living green walls” might soon be built along major commuter routes by Birmingham. If these new plans are...

Plant physiologist: Use plants to reduce indoor pollution and save energy

PLANT PHYSIOLOGIST: USE PLANTS TO REDUCE INDOOR POLLUTION AND SAVE ENERGY

The use of plants indoors can reduce pollution can reduce pollution and save energy, according to a plant physiologist at the National...

 
 
 
Plant-based Diets Can Improve Heart Health

PLANT-BASED DIETS CAN IMPROVE HEART HEALTH

Plant-based diets can improve your heart health. Vegetarian and vegan diets are rich in fiber and phytonutrients which can reduce inflammation...

What Is the Best Pillow? (Plus the 5 Dangers of Conventional Pillows)

WHAT IS THE BEST PILLOW? (PLUS THE 5 DANGERS OF CONVENTIONAL PILLOWS)

When you hear the word pollution, what do you think of? My guess is that images of factories full of smoke come to mind, or rivers...

 
 
 
PFAS chemicals are now in the drinking water of about 16 million Americans, new study concludes

PFAS CHEMICALS ARE NOW IN THE DRINKING WATER OF ABOUT 16 MILLION AMERICANS, NEW STUDY CONCLUDES

You might be one of the 16 million Americans who are drinking polluted water. A recent study found that the drinking water of numerous...

Vapor emissions from personal care products comparable to rush hour pollution, shocking study concludes

VAPOR EMISSIONS FROM PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS COMPARABLE TO RUSH HOUR POLLUTION, SHOCKING STUDY CONCLUDES

According to a new CIRES and NOAA study, emissions of siloxane, which is a common ingredient often found in shampoos, lotions and deodorants,...

 
 
 
Humans are causing cancer in ANIMALS with surge in plastic waste, light pollution and pesticides 

HUMANS ARE CAUSING CANCER IN ANIMALS WITH SURGE IN PLASTIC WASTE, LIGHT POLLUTION AND PESTICIDES 

Researchers from Arizona State University believe pollution in oceans, radiation from power plants and pesticides from farms may be...

The U.S. Steel Fairless Works plant in Falls, PA found to be the one of the worst water polluters in the state

THE U.S. STEEL FAIRLESS WORKS PLANT IN FALLS, PA FOUND TO BE THE ONE OF THE WORST WATER POLLUTERS IN THE STATE

In a Bucks County Courier Times report, a local environmental nonprofit has compiled a list of the ten worst water polluters in Pennsylvania....

 
 
 
Eating a Mediterranean diet may offset the damage of air pollution

EATING A MEDITERRANEAN DIET MAY OFFSET THE DAMAGE OF AIR POLLUTION

Researchers from New York University studied 548,699 adults across America over 17 years. Those who ate more fruit, veg and whole grains...

The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all in one country

THE 14 MOST POLLUTED CITIES IN THE WORLD ARE ALL IN ONE COUNTRY

Manish Swarup/AP The 14 most polluted cities in the world are all located in India, according to the World Health Organization. The...

 
 
 
Germany Has Started To Ban Older Diesels From City Centres

GERMANY HAS STARTED TO BAN OLDER DIESELS FROM CITY CENTRES

In an effort to kerb street-level air pollution and take a proactive stance against diesel emissions, the German city of Hamburg has...

Weekend reading: ban factory farms

WEEKEND READING: BAN FACTORY FARMS

Food and Water Watch has a new report advocating a ban on factory farms . Why? Because factory farms: Produce enormous volumes of waste Fuel...