• Putting a Stop to Car Idling: Emissions Worsen Global Warming Conditions

    The call to stop car idling is not just a simple campaign to reduce air pollution and minimize fuel consumption. It’s also reducing the carbon dioxide emissions produced by the car’s catalytic converter, which merely converts carbon monoxide...
    By ciel s cantoria November 24, 2010 

  • A Comprehensive Definition of Source Reduction

    Source reduction is a process which reduces the amount of waste that is produced. Using less material in the manufacturing of goods is one way to reduce waste. Another way is to utilize products for functions other than what they were initially produced...
    By Vasanth November 23, 2010 

  • Drinking Water Contaminated By Uranium

    Uranium is a naturally occurring element, but that does not mean it should be in drinking water; in parts of Kansas, natural and human-caused conditions have combined to result in groundwater contamination.
    By nanjowe November 11, 2010 

  • Understanding the Role of Solid Waste in Pollution

    Answers must be provided about what measures are being taken to resolve this problem of solid waste in our environment.
    By ciel s cantoria October 26, 2010 

  • The Beach is Closed: An Environmental Cause for Concern

    Warning signs that “the beach is closed” should not be taken lightly, because they are issued based on results of beach pollution monitoring.Beach closings due to unsafe levels of bacteria & oil spill accidents pose not only environmental...
    By ciel s cantoria October 25, 2010 

  • Lead Pollution: Causes and Solutions

    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...
    By ciel s cantoria October 19, 2010 

  • Environmental Impacts of Coal Mining on Surrounding Communities

    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.
    By Superbwriter October 18, 2010 

  • Noise Pollution and its Sources, are Major Environmental Issues

    Noise pollution is now an environmental issue. Noise is only a by-product of modern technology. The harm noise brings us is more than the intrusive and distractive sounds that can cause health disorders and low productivity.In fact the sources of noise...
    By ciel s cantoria October 18, 2010 

  • In Focus: Air Pollution in China

    Air pollution in China is mostly attributed to the use of coal as its main source of energy. Today, China’s skies are smog-filled, its rivers and coastal areas dark and murky and its citizens, particularly the children are constantly at risk of...
    By ciel s cantoria October 18, 2010 

  • What is Radon and What Makes It So Dangerous?

    To understand what radon is & what makes it dangerous,we should focus on its natural source element, uranium. The increasing number of unexplained lung cancer-deaths among people who lived healthy lifestyles, led medical researchers to this toxic...
    By ciel s cantoria October 18, 2010 
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