Children at risk of long-term health issues from passive smoking

Mouth exhaling cigarette smoke on black background by Robert Kneschke, via Shutterstock

Pesticides Killing Bees

Bees have antennae up for memories › News in Science (ABC Science)

50,000 bumble bees and honey bees killed in Oregon, US. When a bee reaches a new nectar source, it shouldn't result in the death of its whole colony. We need better insecticidal controls and we all deserve better insecticides, given their catastrophic history. #insecticides #bees #pollution #Oregon

bumble bees and honey bees killed in Oregon, US. When a bee reaches a new nectar source, it shouldn't result in the death of its whole colony. We need better insecticidal controls and we all deserve better insecticides, given their catastrophic history.

Light Pollution: Animals affected by HPS lighting interference

Light pollution can be just as severe as any, given its immense significance to living organisms, their physiology, behaviour, reproduction and predator - prey interactions.

The toxic dumps flowing under your feet. The scale and nature of the oil industry's waste-dumping underground has been revealed in a report by ProPublica, which was released yesterday. It describes how lax regulation, industry mismanagement and corruption – and growing risks from fracking waste - are brewing a perfect cocktail of troubles for future generations: right under our feet.

The toxic dumps flowing under your feet

Robo-fish uses arti-fish-ial intelligence to find pollution

The world's first robotic fish cleans water pollution in UK harbours.

While the warming has been catastrophic, the underlying effects of our treatment of the Arctic have been overlooked. This is a truly enormous chemical change, joining with global warming to destroy communities and possibly ecosystems. #Arctic #ocean #acidification #climate

While the warming has been catastrophic, the underlying effects of our treatment of the Arctic have been overlooked. This is a truly enormous chemical change, joining with global warming to destroy communities and possibly ecosystems.

Air pollution linked to heart health, Beijing olympic study finds

Even a short fall in air pollution can improve heart health, a study undertaken during the Beijing Olympics has discovered.

Pesticide use in increasing with a concurrent loss in the abundance of many animals. Here, a Dutch team discover some new correlations between the two.

Newest instructor on how to Ignore outside stimulus when aiming at a specific target.

That oil palm problem - again?

The interminable expansion of oil palm plantations in the Far East is the cause of carbon emissions, climate change and loss of wildlife habitat.

Plastic pollution continues to kill marine turtles around the world as they mistake plastic debris for prey.

Hawksbill Turtle Status: Endangered - Distribution: Texas to Florida - Primary Prey: Sponges

Guyana Suspends Gold and Diamond Mining Permits

Guyana suspends and diamond mining permits!

The RSPB, WWF and FOE are all in cahoots to fight the British government's failure to check fracking's ("hydraulic fracturing's") health and safety problems. After two artificially created earthquakes last year, you would think the US experience of many earthquakes might also have caused a policy reversal. Obviously, the environmental organisations are very concerned that environmental and wildlife issues are heavily involved at many sites such as the original six for Bowland shale…

Champagne Region Tour from Paris with Two Tastings: Check out 96 photos from Viator travelers.

Ocean acidity major reef threat

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia. For all scuba diving fans

The Hudson has had to endure almost 200 years of human garbage, chemical and sewage pollution

Remediation of the Hudson River. The Hudson has had to endure almost 200 years of human garbage, chemical and sewage pollution.

Remediating the Hudson River

Remediation of the Hudson River. The Hudson has had to endure almost 200 years of human garbage, chemical and sewage pollution.

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