PCB concentration of 9mg/kg is already considered damaging to marine mammals, meaning the PCBs found in Lulu's blubber extremely goes beyond the limit.
Each cane toad carries enough venom to kill a child, National Geographic notes.
A new study suggests that the restrictions imposed in consuming sharks fins and meats are not only there for shark conservation, but also to protect the health of the consumers.
The unprecedented outbreak has caused skin and throat irritation to residents who said they can smell the "God awful" algae even inside their houses.
Researchers from the University of Texas at El Paso studied fourth and fifth grade children to see how air pollution affected their school work. Even after accounting for other possible contributors, they found that children exposed to higher concentrations had lower GPAs.
In summertime, ladybugs, or ladybirds, are perhaps the most friendly-looking insects around, but be careful, because they are also toxic. And new research shows that the brightness of their color reveals the extent of their toxicity to predators.
The destructive earthquake and tsunami that triggered a catastrophe at Japan's Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant are now four years behind us, but the effects of that disaster are still being felt today. Now a new study has revealed that even as ecosystems slowly recover, Fukushima's native bird population is actually dwindling more than ever - and researchers think they know why.
Another eruption surge on Iceland seems likely to occur as toxic fumes continue to spread across the country and into new regions.
Lipstick - often a woman's go-to make-up tool to add a little glamour to their look - might actually be causing more harm than previously thought.