At the beginning of the 20th century, the frozen Arctic glaciers belonged among the most mysterious areas and, at the same time, the fascinating natural phenomena. After over a hundred years of research, they are used as evidence of...
May 23rd is the World Day of Turtles, which has been celebrated since 2000. This particular day aims to draw attention to these inconspicuous creatures that are currently threatened with extinction. The campaign brings information to the people and...
Research conducted within the scope of pollution has revealed that 91% of plastics, which are produced for the consumer, are not recycled. Scientists, who deal with the pollution issue caused by plastics, were frankly horrified. This finding also gives...
You shall probably also protest if someone comes to your house and starts destroying it. Animals must, however, regularly face such challenges, mainly due to deforestation, which keeps growing rapidly in some places on the planet. If we continue...
More than 300 million tonnes of plastics are produced annually, and there are at least five trillion plastic pieces floating in our oceans. The degradation and fragmentation of plastics will ultimately result in sinking to the underlying deep-sea habitats,...
How much can the toxins impact your life? A lot. In populations exposed to high amounts of toxins, researchers can often see a pattern of negative health impacts. Over the past 30 years, research has revealed that exposure to...
Pesticides are toxic substances that are made with the intention to kill living organisms - insects, plants and fungi that are considered pests. Pesticide and herbicide use contaminates groundwater, ruins soil structures and promotes erosion. Another problem is that...
Lawn chemicals, especially those with 2.4-D (2.4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid), are linked to two types of cancer, which are found in dogs. The studies conducted have found that lawn chemicals also get into neighbouring lawns and households and their presence has...
We all think that fish and seafood are safe as food but who can guarantee that it is indeed the case? Are fish and seafood really safe to consume? Most people think fish and, in general, all seafood is healthy...
When talking about the most common type of waste, the majority of people would probably imagine plastic bags or bottles. Surprisingly, the most common type of garbage is cigarette butts. Unfortunately, the butts contain dozens of dangerous chemicals, including...