Few people would be surprised to hear that there’s lots of plastic in the oceans, and that this is a bad thing.
How can people be convinced to act in an environmentally-friendly way? Offering money is one common approach.
Among the many threats corals face is pollution: the structure and chemical makeup of their skeletons make them so good at capturing, or adsorbing, toxins from the water that even very low l
Oil and water famously don’t mix, and yet it’s very difficult to extricate the former from the latter.
Anyone’s who strained to make out the Big Dipper at night knows that light pollution can be a problem in cities.
Songbirds in the wild must maintain a delicate balancing act. If they’re not vigilant enough, they risk being attacked by predators.
Aquatic animals face a lot of threats these days, from warming waters and unpredictable rainfall to endocrine disrupting chemicals that mess with their reproductive systems.
City-dwellers are constantly exposed to pollution, which can contribute to heart and respiratory problems. But commuters may be getting a particularly big dose on their way to and from work.
Environmental Defensive Fund has teamed up with Google Earth Outreach to pinpoint and map cities’ methane leaks—with Google Street View cars
An average-sized roof could eliminate the same amount of nitrogen oxides in one year that a car driven 11,000 miles emits