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China’s air pollution is so dangerous it is blocking the daylight from photo voltaic panels

China’s air pollution is so dangerous it is blocking the daylight...

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China's air pollution is dimming the sun. Nicolas Asfouri / AFP/Getty Images China touts renewable energy as its future, but new research shows that coal-driven air pollution is hurting the country's progress. Pollution has dimmed the sun to a point that it's affecting the output of solar panels there, a study has found. The research,…
More plastic contamination is swirling in the deep ocean than in the Great Pacific Trash Spot. It’s even appearing in the intestinal tracts of sea animals.

More plastic contamination is swirling in the deep ocean than in...

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On average, 8.8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean every year. The maximum amount could be closer to 14 million tons — about the weight of 2 million elephants. Most plastics take hundreds of years to break down. And even then, they just splinter into very small pieces called microplastics, which will likely never…
Air contamination eliminates more individuals each year than cigarette smoking– however it’s not the only harmful contaminant you experience daily

Air contamination eliminates more individuals each year than cigarette smoking– however...

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Today marks the 35th annual World Environment Day, a global event spearheaded by the United Nations that aims to increase worldwide action to help protect our environment. Humans excel at consuming resources and creating waste. Not only does man-made pollution — in all its myriad forms — negatively impact the planet's climate and ecosystems, it…
Cruise Liner Contamination Is Creating Serious Health And Environmental Issues

Cruise Liner Contamination Is Creating Serious Health And Environmental Issues

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The cruise industry transported over 26 million customers last year and was worth upwards of $117 billion in 2017. All market projections show that the industry will continue to grow as operators continue to build new state-of-the-art ships with the latest in leisure opportunities. However, as nations strive to reduce their CO2 emissions and companies come under…
‘Trash-Avalanches’ Transportation Contamination To The Deep Seafloor

‘Trash-Avalanches’ Transportation Contamination To The Deep Seafloor

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Marine litter is an emerging environmental threat affecting all world’s oceans, new research shows how it is washed into the sea and deposited by 'trash-turbidites' on the seafloor.
Research Study Discovers Racial Space In Between Who Triggers Air Contamination And Who Breathes It

Research Study Discovers Racial Space In Between Who Triggers Air Contamination...

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An elevated view of smog and air pollution in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Dave G. Kelly/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Dave G. Kelly/Getty Images An elevated view of smog and air pollution in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. Dave G. Kelly/Getty Images Pollution, much like wealth, is not distributed equally in the United…
Accentuating Indoor Air Contamination

Accentuating Indoor Air Contamination

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A panel at the latest American Association for the Advancement of Science conference held in Washington D.C. last week revealed some startling new information about the chemicals and particulates found inside homes and their potential to wreak havoc on human bodies, especially small ones. The studies presented at the session, titled "Homes at the Center of…
EPA at a 30- year low for referring contamination cases for prosecution

EPA at a 30- year low for referring contamination cases for...

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Enlarge / Acting Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency EPA Andrew Wheeler listens as President Donald J. Trump leads a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House on July 18, 2018, in Washington, DC. Polluters likely had a good year in 2018. According to numbers from advocacy group Public Employees…
Meet The Macedonian Software Application Engineer Battling Air Contamination With An App

Meet The Macedonian Software Application Engineer Battling Air Contamination With An...

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Macedonian software engineer, Gorjan Jovanovski, speaking at a conference.AllWeb and Nikola Spasov Macedonia’s Tetovo and Skopje lay unenviable claim to being the continent’s two most polluted cities in 2018 – holding air pollution indexes of 95.57 and 83.53. The annual average of PM2.5 concentrations, particles that cause hazy air and contribute to respiratory illnesses, heart…
Battling Plastic Contamination From The Leading

Battling Plastic Contamination From The Leading

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