Environmental Hazards

Environmental Hazards

7 Things We’ve Learned About Earth Since the Last Earth Day

Posted by on April 22, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
7 Things We’ve Learned About Earth Since the Last Earth Day

When Senator Gaylord Nelson (D-Wisc.) founded Earth Day in 1970, his hope was to make the environment a political issue in an era where US rivers caught on fire and thick smog choked cities. In many ways, it worked. Since then, major environmental laws have helped clean up much of the vivid toxic detritus in the soil, air, and water in the US. But our challenges today are no less daunting. The accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the loss of wilderness and species, and the acidification and pollution of the oceans have all become more acute — and more destabilizing. Here are some things we’ve learned about our amazing planet since the last Earth Day.

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The Amount Of Plastic In Oceans Will Triple by 2025, Says Major Report

Posted by on March 22, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Amount Of Plastic In Oceans Will Triple by 2025, Says Major Report

In a recent report by the UK Government Office for Science titled “Future of the Sea,” a grim scenario is painted with regards to ocean pollution by plastics. The report states that total plastic in the oceans will increase from 50 million metric tons in 2015 to 150 million metric tons by 2025, and since there is little to no political action or orchestrated effort to reduce the usage and dependency on plastics, this number will continue to climb from there.

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20,000 Scientists Sign “Warning To Humanity” Letter About Environmental Destruction

Posted by on March 19, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
20,000 Scientists Sign “Warning To Humanity” Letter About Environmental Destruction

The fact that scientists are trying to drill into our heads is that time is running out to prevent catastrophe, and if we continue on our current pace for even a few more years, the damage will be irreversible.

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EPA Considers Allowing Bee-Killing Pesticide to Be Sprayed on 165 Million Acres of U.S. Farmland

Posted by on March 10, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
EPA Considers Allowing Bee-Killing Pesticide to Be Sprayed on 165 Million Acres of U.S. Farmland

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will consider allowing the bee-killing pesticide thiamethoxam to be sprayed on the most widely grown crops in the U.S.

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Teen Health Has Deteriorated Over the Past Five Years, and Smartphones May be the Culprit

Posted by on March 7, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Teen Health Has Deteriorated Over the Past Five Years, and Smartphones May be the Culprit

According to the Pew Research Center, smartphone ownership passed the 50 percent threshold in late 2012. That’s about the same time teen depression and suicide skyrocketed. Five years later, 73 percent of teens had access to a smartphone.

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Former Military Meteorologist Admits Military Aircraft Spray Aluminum Into The Atmosphere

Posted by on March 7, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Former Military Meteorologist Admits Military Aircraft Spray Aluminum Into The Atmosphere

What is most striking is how the meteorologists talk about chemtrails so casually, as if it were the most natural thing in the world.

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You Won’t Believe How Much Water In America Is Contaminated With A Group 1 Heavy Metal Carcinogen

Posted by on March 3, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
You Won’t Believe How Much Water In America Is Contaminated With A Group 1 Heavy Metal Carcinogen

Water is an often overlooked and under appreciated natural resource.

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Ethiopia is Building Africa’s First Energy Plant That Converts Trash Into Electricity

Posted by on March 3, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Ethiopia is Building Africa’s First Energy Plant That Converts Trash Into Electricity

Go, Ethiopia! The African nation is doing its part to reduce the continent’s burgeoning trash crisis.

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Another Study Warns About Catastrophic Consequences of Implementing Geoengineering

Posted by on March 1, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Another Study Warns About Catastrophic Consequences of Implementing Geoengineering

In a recently published study, researchers with Yale University, Rutgers University and the University of Maryland offer a warning against the sudden starting or stopping of controversial geoengineering programs. The researchers warn that efforts to inject aerosols into the atmosphere to combat climate change may end up causing more harm to wildlife, the environment, and humanity.

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EMF and WiFi – How to Protect Yourself From the Invisible Killers

EMF and WiFi – How to Protect Yourself From the Invisible Killers

“From power lines in your home to cell towers of powers vastly exceeding what is required, these forms of radiation are quite simply “Death Rays”.” ~ Nancy L Hopkins, www.cosmicreality.net. In May 2016, Mike Adams of Natural News published an article entitled Massive government study concludes cell phone radiation causes brain cancer. Find out the truth about the dangers of EMF and WiFi and how to protect yourself from their effects.

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The Last Straw? EU Official Hints Ban on Single-Use Plastic Across Europe

Posted by on February 24, 2018 in Eco-Friendly, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Last Straw? EU Official Hints Ban on Single-Use Plastic Across Europe

A top EU official hinted that legislation to cut plastic waste in Europe is coming soon.

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‘Plastic in All Sizes’ Found Everywhere in Once Pristine European Arctic

Posted by on February 10, 2018 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Plastic in All Sizes’ Found Everywhere in Once Pristine European Arctic

A disturbing amount of plastic is building up in the once-pristine European Arctic.

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Seven Years Later Fukushima Radiation Levels Spiking To Lethal Levels

Posted by on February 8, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Seven Years Later Fukushima Radiation Levels Spiking To Lethal Levels

As we reported last year, it appears that the 40-year plan to contain Fukushima is already failing, and this latest news from Japan further chips away at the possibility of a favorable outcome.

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Local Meteorologists Acknowledge Atmospheric Spraying Of Aluminum By Military Aircraft

Posted by on February 4, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 1 Comment
Local Meteorologists Acknowledge Atmospheric Spraying Of Aluminum By Military Aircraft

It’s interesting to see how spraying aluminum and other products into the skies above populated areas is treated as a non-issue by local news. Aluminum is known to cause a wide range of serous health problemsincluding brain damage and Alzheimer’s.

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Oklahoma Quakes Linked to Wastewater Injection Depth

Posted by on February 3, 2018 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Oklahoma Quakes Linked to Wastewater Injection Depth

The alarming string of earthquakes that have shaken Oklahoma for years has long been tied to the large volume of fracking wastewater dumped into the state’s injection wells.

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