Gradual deterioration of the environment is one of the biggest challenges that Africa has to face. Threats with the most significant impact are droughts and constant desertification. Fertile green areas have been gradually changing into a barren and dead...
Have you ever used plastic cutlery or a disposable plastic cup? It may seem like something harmless, but if you imagine 7.7 billion people doing so, it becomes a global problem. Many sea creatures are literally drowning in plastic,...
Undisciplined and speeding drivers cause countless accidents every day. Most people would expect drivers to behave at least close to schools and hospitals, but statistics clearly demonstrate that in the US alone that 100 children lose their lives every...
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...
According to estimates of the American Cancer Society, about 12.5 million people had some kind of cancer in 2009. About 25.8 million people had problems associated with diabetes at that time. Every year, these two very frequently occurring diseases...
The water that flows from our taps is clean but not for 100%. Despite the perfect filters in wastewater treatment plants, some chemicals cannot be removed from the drinking water. These mainly comprise medicines, various cleaners or cosmetics. These...
The Association for the Protection of Animals: Animal Equality secretly captured a video that reveals what happens in the meat industry processing chicken meat. Even though it was recorded in an American factory, similar practices can be...
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...
A spinal cord injuries (SCI) are damage to the spinal cord that causes temporary or permanent changes in its function. It can cause a range of symptoms, including weakness, loss of muscle function, and loss of sensation. There are...