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Fish Are Visible In Venice Canals As Water Becomes Clearer Following Italy’s Lockdown

Posted by on March 21, 2020 in Climate Change, Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Fish Are Visible In Venice Canals As Water Becomes Clearer Following Italy’s Lockdown

Venice’s canals become clear again

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The Smog Problem Worsens in 2020

Posted by on March 13, 2020 in Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Smog Problem Worsens in 2020

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 4.2 million people die every year due to air pollution. Here is a list of the top 5 polluted cities in the world.

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Secret Hazards Inside Your Cell Phone

Written by on February 20, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Secret Hazards Inside Your Cell Phone

Research found exposure to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) used by cellphones was associated with an increase in DNA damage, which could lead to tumors #cellphone

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23 Former Diplomats Urge Global Leaders to Adopt Paris-Style Agreement to Protect Biodiversity

Written by on February 19, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
23 Former Diplomats Urge Global Leaders to Adopt Paris-Style Agreement to Protect Biodiversity

Ahead of government negotiations scheduled for next week on a global plan to address the biodiversity crisis, 23 former foreign ministers from various countries released a statement on Tuesday urging world leaders to act “boldly” to protect nature. #climatecange #biodiversity

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‘Victory for Farmers’ as Jury Awards Grower $265 Million in Damages From Drift of Monsanto’s Dicamba

Written by on February 18, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘Victory for Farmers’ as Jury Awards Grower $265 Million in Damages From Drift of Monsanto’s Dicamba

German chemicals giant Bayer announced Monday its intention to “swiftly appeal” a U.S. jury’s decision to award a Missouri peach farmer over $265 million in compensation for years of crop losses as a result of drifting dicamba weedkiller. #monsantodicamba

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Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Human Health

Written by on February 17, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Effects of Electromagnetic Fields on Human Health

Peter Sullivan, who has a master’s degree in computer science with an emphasis on human-computer interaction, is the founder of Clear Light Ventures, an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the health effects of electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure. #emfdangers

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New Study Shows BP Oil Spill Was Much Larger Than Previously Thought

Written by on February 13, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
New Study Shows BP Oil Spill Was Much Larger Than Previously Thought

Ten years after BP’s Deepwater Horizon disaster sent hundreds of millions of gallons of oil across the Gulf of Mexico, researchers say the reach of the damage was far more significant than previously thought. #deepwaterhorizon

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The Doomsday Clock Is the Call to Action We Need Right Now

Written by on February 12, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Doomsday Clock Is the Call to Action We Need Right Now

This year, the “Doomsday Clock” has been set to 100 seconds to midnight, the closest to doomsday it’s ever been. Although some argue that it’s time to ditch the Doomsday Clock, it’s actually the urgent call to action we need right now. #doomsdayclock

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Bumblebees Face “Mass Extinction” Due to Climate Chaos, Scientists Warn

Written by on February 10, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards, Wildlife with 0 Comments
Bumblebees Face “Mass Extinction” Due to Climate Chaos, Scientists Warn

The rising frequency of extremely hot temperatures tied to human-caused global heating is creating “climate chaos” that drives widespread declines of bumblebees, some of the planet’s most important pollinators, according to a new study published in the journal Science. #climatechange

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Record-Breaking Temperature of Nearly 65ºF Logged in Antarctica as Scientists Sound Alarm Over Rapid Ice Melt

Written by on February 9, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Record-Breaking Temperature of Nearly 65ºF Logged in Antarctica as Scientists Sound Alarm Over Rapid Ice Melt

Climate scientists on Friday revealed the latest troubling new observation in Antarctica, illustrating the consequences of the rapid warming of the area brought on by the manmade climate crisis. #climatechange

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Fueled by ‘Eco-Anxiety,’ Majority in US Believe Climate Crisis Most Crucial Issue Facing Society: Poll

Written by on February 7, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
Fueled by ‘Eco-Anxiety,’ Majority in US Believe Climate Crisis Most Crucial Issue Facing Society: Poll

New polling results published Thursday revealed that a majority of U.S. adults believe climate change is the most important issue facing society, have made an effort to reduce their contribution to the global crisis, and are willing to vote for a candidate based on their position on the topic. #climatecrisis

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The Water In The Pacific Ocean Is So Acidic It’s Dissolving Dungeness Crab Shells

Posted by on February 1, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
The Water In The Pacific Ocean Is So Acidic It’s Dissolving Dungeness Crab Shells

The acidity of the Pacific Ocean is growing

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‘The Most Dangerous Situation That Humanity Has Ever Faced’: Doomsday Clock Now 100 Seconds to Midnight

Written by on January 24, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
‘The Most Dangerous Situation That Humanity Has Ever Faced’: Doomsday Clock Now 100 Seconds to Midnight

The Doomsday Clock reads 100 seconds to midnight—a decision made by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists—during an announcement at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 23, 2020. #doomsdayclock

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BPA in Your Body May Be 44 Times Higher Than Reported

Written by on January 23, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
BPA in Your Body May Be 44 Times Higher Than Reported

Independent testing shows your level of exposure to BPA may be as much as 44 times higher than previously reported. Scientists argue the FDA is using inadequate tests that underestimate levels of this endocrine-disrupting chemical #bpa

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We Risk Living in an ‘Empty World’ If Assault on Nature Not Stopped, Warns UN Biodiversity Chief

Written by on January 22, 2020 in Environment, Environmental Hazards with 0 Comments
We Risk Living in an ‘Empty World’ If Assault on Nature Not Stopped, Warns UN Biodiversity Chief

If humanity doesn’t take action now, we will be left to survive on an “empty world.” That’s the warning from new United Nations biodiversity chief Elizabeth Maruma Mrema #BiodiversityLoss #NatureCrisis

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