Environment

Environment 1

Hurricanes are moving slower

Hurricanes around the world are becoming slower and more static, staying longer on land or sea and dispensing greater…

Plastic recycling

5,000 billion plastic bags are used in the world per year

About 5,000 billion plastic bags are consumed each year in the world and, like the bulk of plastic, a…

Environment 4

Scientists have found the Oldest Tree in Europe

Scientists have discovered the oldest tree in Europe, which is more than 1,200 years. The finding occurred in the…

Environment 6

Global warming: air conditioners are bad for the climate

It’s a real vicious circle. The hotter it gets, the more air conditioners we use… and the more air…

CO2 Pollution

Atmospheric CO2 reaches its highest rate for at least 800,000 years

Normally present in trace amounts in the Earth’s atmosphere, the CO2 level has increased considerably since the end of…

Environment 9

Tourism is bad for the climate

Global tourism has long been a trillion-dollar industry, which today is growing faster than world trade. But how much…

Air Pollution Health Problems

7 million people die each year because of air pollution

The World Health Organization (WHO) warns Wednesday on levels of air pollution still too high in many parts of…

Environment 12

Massive dead zone confirmed in the Arabian Sea

New research has confirmed a dramatic decrease in oxygen in the Arabian Sea. The environmental disaster is looking worse…

Environment 14

20 percent of Lake Victoria’s species could go extinct

Around 20 percent of the species in and around Africa’s largest lake are threatened with extinction, warns the World…

Environment 16

US and UK launch massive program to study the Thwaites Glacier

The United Kingdom and the United States on Monday launched a vast scientific program to determine how fast the…

Environment 18

Australia pledges millions of dollars to protect the Great Barrier Reef

Australia has pledged Sunday, April 29, more than 500 million Australian dollar (377 million US dollars) to restore and…

Environment 20

Record level of plastic microparticles found in Arctic pack ice

By melting ice samples taken from the Arctic Ocean glacier, a team of scientists has made an alarming discovery….

Environment 22

Air pollution causes nearly seven million deaths a year worldwide

According to a report by the Health Effects Institute, 4.3 million deaths worldwide were linked in 2016 to outdoor…

Environment 24

Scientists have developed an enzyme capable of destroying plastic

This discovery could solve the major problem of environmental pollution. Unwittingly, American and British researchers have devised an enzyme…

Environment 26

The ground of this town is rising up and scientists can’t explain why

It is well known that our planet suffers on a daily from various changes that directly affect our way…

Environment 28

Sweden launches world’s first electric road

In order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Sweden has decided to innovate by opening Wednesday an electrified road, the…