The world is likely to deplete its fossil fuels over the next century. With oil and natural gas production already at their “peak points,” depletion is inevitable. At the current rate of consumption, the remaining oil deposits might not...
The 27 small islands in the Indian Ocean, lying 1,300 miles from Australia, face a flood of incredible 328 tons of plastic waste. An archipelago consisting of two 6 square miles of coral atolls, with a 16 mil coastline, has...
Global warming is the gradual increase in the average temperature of the earth’s surface and the oceans. The global average temperature of both the earth and the oceans indicates a warming of 0.85 °C between 1880 and 2012. This...
The trend of using coal for power generation is slowly declining. On the other hand, renewable energy sources from wind farms, hydro power plants and solar panels are on the rise. Although President Trump has promised to enforce regulations to...
Coral reefs are a vital part of marine ecosystems. They are breeding grounds for marine creatures; sustain many economies through fishing and tourism. Corals will also act as a storm break. However coral reefs are undergoing degradation that is being...
Scientists have found high levels radiation in shellfish in the Pacific Ocean. Radiation causes shellfish poisoning and thus fundamentally disrupts the food chain and the entire ecosystem. Scientists are worried that shellfish in the Pacific are dying of poisoning from...
Scientists have developed plant-based panels working on photosynthesis principle that eliminate greenhouse gases and produce oxygen. The special “green roof” cleans the air while producing food ingredients. Platforms purify the same amount of air as 100 trees in as...
The fauna of Antarctica is represented by eight species of penguins. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) published in 2012 concluded that the inhospitable continent was inhabited by nearly 600,000 emperor penguins in a total of about 46 colonies. The...
Mankind uses building materials taken from the earth since our memory reaches. Like all commodities, these materials are gradually decreasing. Mining and dredging takes its toll on the devastated landscape. How Can Be Human Waste Utilized? Scientists have found a way...
The pharmaceutical industry is polluting the environment more than automotive, and it also contributes significantly to global warming. Direct proportionality applies - smaller businesses produce fewer emissions than larger ones. A recent study conducted by EcoWatch to assess emissions has...