Environmental Hazards

Environmental Hazards

Study Finds That 64% of the World’s Farmland at Risk From Pesticide Pollution

Written by on March 31, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Farming with 0 Comments
Study Finds That 64% of the World’s Farmland at Risk From Pesticide Pollution

About one-third of the world’s agricultural land is at high risk from pesticide pollution, a new study has found. #pesticidepollution

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‘We’re Destroying Our Life-Support Systems’: Study Suggests the Amazon Now Contributes to Warming

Written by on March 14, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘We’re Destroying Our Life-Support Systems’: Study Suggests the Amazon Now Contributes to Warming

While recent research has raised the alarm that tropical forests including the Amazon could soon stop serving as carbon sinks, a first-of-its-kind study from 30 experts that takes into account other greenhouse gases suggests the world’s largest rainforest may already be contributing to the warming of the planet. #amazonrainforest

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Humanity Must End ‘Senseless and Suicidal War on Nature’

Written by on February 22, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Humanity Must End ‘Senseless and Suicidal War on Nature’

A UN report released Thursday warns that the world faces a triple emergency: the climate crisis, destruction of wildlife and habitats, and deadly pollution. #nature

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Why Sea Turtles Are Endangered and What We Can Do

Written by on February 11, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Why Sea Turtles Are Endangered and What We Can Do

Approximately 61% of worldwide turtle species are either threatened or already extinct, and the sea turtle is no exception. The Caribbean Sea alone was home to tens of millions of sea turtles just two centuries ago, but numbers are estimated closer to the tens of thousands these days. #seaturtles

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Worried About Earth’s Future? The Outlook Is Worse Than Even Scientists Can Grasp

Written by on January 19, 2021 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 2 Comments
Worried About Earth’s Future? The Outlook Is Worse Than Even Scientists Can Grasp

Anyone with even a passing interest in the global environment knows all is not well. But just how bad is the situation? Our new paper shows the outlook for life on Earth is more dire than is generally understood. #earthfuture

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Over 1.5 BILLION Face Masks Now Believed to Be Polluting Oceans Thanks to 2020

Written by on December 28, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Over 1.5 BILLION Face Masks Now Believed to Be Polluting Oceans Thanks to 2020

As face masks have become ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives, they’ve also grown to litter every corner of our neighborhoods, from storm drains to creeks, parks to beaches. And now, it turns out that our oceans are swimming with face masks, according to a new report from marine conservation NGO OceansAsia. #facemasks #OceanPollution

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Landmark 5G Study Highlights Health Threats

Written by on December 23, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Landmark 5G Study Highlights Health Threats

Newest data from the New Hampshire legislative commission confirms wireless technology produces a significant negative effect on humans, animals, insects, and plants #5gdangers

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Archive of 4,000 Documents Reveals Government Knew Decades Ago About Health Impact of Wireless Technology

Written by on December 22, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Archive of 4,000 Documents Reveals Government Knew Decades Ago About Health Impact of Wireless Technology

Researcher Zorach Glaser, Ph.D. spent decades archiving studies that examine the link between certain health issues and exposure to microwave and radio frequencies. Scholars and the public are now invited to help review Glaser’s documents. #wireless

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Pesticides Poison More Than 378 Million Farmers and Farmworkers Every Year, Report Says

Written by on December 18, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Pesticides Poison More Than 378 Million Farmers and Farmworkers Every Year, Report Says

An evaluation of available poisoning data from countries all over the world concludes annually there are about 385 million cases of acute poisonings, and that 44% of the world’s 860 million farmers and agricultural workers are poisoned every year. #pesticidespoison

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Radiation From Wireless Devices May Cause Breast Cancer, New Study Shows

Written by on December 15, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Radiation From Wireless Devices May Cause Breast Cancer, New Study Shows

A meta-analysis of eight studies reveals that exposure to radiation from cell phones, iPads, and laptops significantly increases the risk of breast cancer, especially for women over 50. #wirelesscancer

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Water, The Most Basic and Essential Resource, is Now Just Another Wall Street Commodity

Written by on December 13, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Water, The Most Basic and Essential Resource, is Now Just Another Wall Street Commodity

Investors can now trade water futures for the first time ever, as fear about the worldwide scarcity of water grows. #waterwallstreet

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Top Action to ‘Save the Planet’? Crack Down on Industry Money in Politics

Top Action to ‘Save the Planet’? Crack Down on Industry Money in Politics

A new report details 50 critical environmental reforms to address biological diversity, pollution, environmental injustice, and global warming. #savetheplanet #cronycapitalism

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Humanity Is Waging War on Nature

Written by on December 6, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Humanity Is Waging War on Nature

Two reports detail how failure to reduce fossil fuel use and curb emissions are driving catastrophic global warming. #nature #waronnature

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US EPA Evaluation Finds Glyphosate Likely to Injure or Kill 93% of Endangered Species

Written by on December 4, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
US EPA Evaluation Finds Glyphosate Likely to Injure or Kill 93% of Endangered Species

The Environmental Protection Agency released a draft biological evaluation on Wednesday finding that glyphosate is likely to injure or kill 93% of the plants and animals protected under the Endangered Species Act. #glyphosatekills

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Unsafe Housing – Are Homes Putting You At Risk?

Posted by on December 2, 2020 in Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Unsafe Housing – Are Homes Putting You At Risk?

Your cozy home with its elegant interior style and comfortable couch could be unsafe, even though you can’t see the risks. Here’s how.

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