More research is needed to study the effects posed by microplastics in drinking water, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said. The international public health body has also called for a reduction in plastic pollution to reduce the global populations exposed to the substance. Microplastics – which are tiny […]
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Here is a view from the guardian on how the forest fires are affecting the indigenous tribes of the Amazon: More video on the Amazon forest fires: Here is another video from the Huffington Post.
InterContinental Hotels Group says it will replace with bulk versions to cut down on plastic waste. This is a valid point as every day millions of bars of soap and half-used bottles of shampoo are discarded in hotels around the world! US hotels throw out an estimated two […]
The world’s largest, and arguably most important, rainforest is on fire – and has been for weeks. An 84% increase in forest fires has been reported, compared to the same period last year. In total, more than 74,000 blazes continue to burn. Thousands of acres of the Amazon […]
As the study suggests that there is more then 25% chance that you get a bipolar disorder ot major depressions if you live in areas with significant air pollution. This video explains what Bipolar disorder is: This video explains major depression:
A new study suggests a significant link between exposure to environmental pollution and an increase in rates of neuropsychiatric disorders. Air pollution is a challenge and it has been linked to all kinds of health problems, with lifelong effects ranging from loss of lung function to asthma, obesity, diabetes and neurological […]
A recently published article informs us of the higher levels of mercury in fish, as they need to eat more due to increasing water temperatures. More info:
It may not be a cataclysmic turning point in the climate crisis, but global warming has officially come for your fish. According to a new study published in the journal Nature in August, higher ocean temperatures are causing the mercury content of certain fish to increase despite regulations aimed at […]
A small Greek island is about to show the islands around the world how to become energy independent using only renewable sources, if only on a small scale. They are not yet like Apple, running on 100% or Scotland running at 98%. The small island of Tilos is located […]
Great example of a Greek island, Tilos, getting rid of its dependency on fossil fuels!