For hundreds of years, we have worried about bacteria in our food, water and war zones. While there is still good reason to fear many types of bacteria, researchers are harnessing others as “biosensors” or “bioreporters” to detect cancers, pollutants and even other bacteria.
News regarding pollution and polluting agents as well as the effects and harm created by these pollutants including air pollution, water pollution, farm run off, factory waste, etc.
The Ocean Cleanup Organization recently set forth on an expedition to chart the Pacific Ocean’s “Great Garbage Patch”. Why is this such an important step in cleaning up the world’s oceans? Read on to find out more!
Lead pollution is a result of technology handed down from ancient civilizations to modern-day generations. As early as 16th BC, the misgivings & warnings about the effects of lead were also ignored & unheeded, hence today we are faced with its pollution and its ill effects on us and the environment.
The environmental impacts of coal mining and resulting coal pollution are indeed devastating to surrounding communities. Learn how they harm the environment and our health as well.