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US: Stop being stupid, help save the planet

US: Stop being stupid, help save the planet

Scott Deshefy Plastic bags and packaging were introduced in the 1950s. Transparent cellophane wrappers enabled shoppers to rummage through pre-cut portions of food, less appealing sides down and hidden by grocers, who adulterated others with waxes and dyes. When it came to durables, plastic packaging posed obstacles to light-fingered customers and gave illusions of grandeur […]

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive

Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur says Damian Carrington Environment editor @dpcarrington Tue 25 Jun 2019 04.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 25 Jun 2019 15.15 EDT The world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused by the […]

Micro Plastics Global Hazard

Micro Plastics Global Hazard Post From The Final Wake Up Call By Peter B Meyer Potential Risk To The Human Population Global Quantity And Weight Of Floating Plastics, Lacking Data Microplastics Often Cannot Be Seen With Naked Eye Billions Of People Are Drinking Water Contaminated With Plastic Particles The Solution Hazardous Waste Has The Potential […]

What Are the 13 Most Polluted Rivers in the World?

What Are the 13 Most Polluted Rivers in the World?

Updated on May 1, 2019 Kelley Marks more Environmental issues are a major interest of Kelley’s, especially pollution, climate change, deforestation and endangered species.Contact Author Many of earth’s rivers should be avoided by everyone The solution to pollution is dilution. This has been the mantra of people who would like to think water pollution can […]

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers

Billions of air pollution particles found in hearts of city dwellers

Exclusive: Study shows associated damage to critical pumping muscles, even in children The hearts of young city dwellers contain billions of toxic air pollution particles, research has revealed. Even in the study’s youngest subject, who was three, damage could be seen in the cells of the organ’s critical pumping muscles that contained the tiny particles. […]

Asian countries take a stand against the rich world’s plastic waste

Asian countries take a stand against the rich world’s plastic waste

Wed Jun 26th, 2019 5:30pm NATION/WORLD MANILA, Philippines — When the MV Bavaria cargo ship chugged out of a Philippine port one morning last month carrying 69 containers of rotted Canadian garbage, it didn’t just end a messy diplomatic spat between the two countries. It also signaled a sea change in the global recycling system. After […]

 
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