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...
We know about acidic rains. We have heard of fish that rain from the sky. If we thought nothing could surprise us, we were wrong. Plastics, or more precisely microplastics, began to rain from the sky as well. What...
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...
The population of bees is rapidly declining worldwide. In the United States alone, their number has dropped by about 30% over the past five years. This drop is so sharp that scientists even gave it a name, namely the...
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