Have you ever wondered if ocean tides could be converted into power, especially electricity? Tidal power has been in use since 787 AD, when it was used to operate tide mills that were used to grind grain along the...
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...
In India, air pollution believed to cause 527.000 fatalities a year. Air pollution around cities is clearly visible from space. Major sources of air pollution are inefficient modes of transport, household fuel and waste burning, coal-fired power plants and...
Approx 1 in 3 fish caught for food might never be eaten. 3.2 billion people currrently rely on fish for almost 20% of their protein intake. Almost 35% of all fish caught is wasted. Mostly because some caught fish...
London and Shanghai are two great cities both facing the imminent threat that weather could bring to their economies. Due to global warming and a lack of sufficient foresight, these cities could be facing economic disaster. London Flooding Raises Flags The...
The recent discovery of coal dust at the Australian Great Barrier Reef has mobilised academics and environmentalists as well. An investigation into the nearby Hay Point port has begun in connection with this discovery as the harbour supplies tens...
Do you know that there are over four billion tonnes of uranium in the oceans. It's uranium, that could be harvested for nuclear fuel. The hurdle was making it economic to extract uranium from seawater, because the amount of...
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...
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...
Palm oil currently belongs among highly debated issues, primarily because large companies have started large fires in Indonesia to get enough free soil for oil palm. Intensive awareness-raising campaigns and calls to end its use are taking place all...