Dirty air is killing people and causing illnesses, but it’s also making people dumber. A new study shows that air pollution is linked to a clear and drastic decline in cognitive performance among almost 32,000 subjects.
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Another idyllic paradise ruined by pollution.
Due to the massive amount of the sugary compound mixed with sewage waste (56,000 gallons), the plant started to have a huge foaming event.
New class of reusable carbon nanotubes could clean polluted waters more effectively than silicon gels and activated carbon
There's no longer a place on Earth safe from human impact.
More reports are starting to emerge about the possible relationship between the pollution in the air and neurological diseases. This poses yet another dangerous threat to the mental health of people in high-risk cities that have a lot of air pollution.
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It appears the search is on to find ways to capture carbon right from thin air. Nations worldwide have just agreed to limit carbon dioxide emissions in hopes of preventing global warming from surpassing 2-degrees Celsius by 2100.
Many health organizations around the globe reminded the public to always wear anti-pollution face masks when out in public every day. This is especially true since the levels of pollution today have dramatically increased in the past decades. The health risks that pollution poses are real and must be addressed immediately.
A gigantic sperm whale was found along the shores of Samal Island in Davao, Philippines. An analysis of the whale's stomach showed that it might have ingested too much plastic, which led to its untimely death.
A new study from the Rochester University revealed that almost 22 million pounds, or 10,000 metric tons, of plastic waste from the United States and Canada enter the Great Lakes every year.
A new study revealed that air pollution could provide a possible means of transportation for the genes that make bacteria resistant to existing drugs.
In 2011, ecologist Mark Browne discovered that microplastics from the fibers of our clothes are flown unknowingly to oceans, killing and polluting ecosystems. Now, Patagonia, one of the biggest synthetic clothes producers, admits that there's indeed a problem.