Friday, September 20, 2019
Plastic waste is one of the biggest global issues ever. The oceans become a landfill of about 100 million tons of plastics and about 90% of this waste comes from land-based sources. Nearly 1 million people have signed a worldwide...
Currently, several state and federal regulations on gun ownership and sale are in place. For instance, people with criminal records or using outlawed drugs are not allowed to purchase firearms. Dealers are supposed to carry out background checks before...
The United States of America under President George W. Bush began aggressive overt military operations after the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attacks. In 2001, the United States of America and her allies invaded Afghanistan with the aim of...
Recently, reports of extinction of animal species have been spreading. A lot of insect species, for example, bees and butterflies, are disappearing rapidly. Now it is the bumblebees’ turn. More and more countries are putting them on the list...
Even though air pollution is a global problem, it is rarely mentioned in the United States where air quality deteriorates significantly. Although the content of hazardous airborne particles meets federal standards in most states in the United States, air...
Depleted uranium (DU) is the remnants after the removal of the highly radioactive elements (isotopes) of uranium used in the production of nuclear weapons and nuclear fuels. The DU used in enhanced armour protection and armour-piercing munitions for Abrams...
Do you remember how many butterflies you met 20 years ago? Walking through the meadow trail you could see a wealth of butterflies at almost every step. Surely witnesses can tell how the butterflies accompanied them on their way...
Fires, deforestation, infrastructure, killing and poaching threaten not one species of wild animals, many of them are on the endangered species list, including jaguar (Panthera onca). It is estimated that there are about 15,000 individuals of that species left. The...
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...
Atlanta will provide 7 acres of urban land that will be converted into a food forest. It will be the largest food forest not only in Georgia but throughout the United States. According to Councilwoman Carl Smith, the City Council approved...
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