Category: Environment

casket with embalmed remains

Modern Burials Leave Behind Toxic Legacy

Most of us figure that when our body dies, it’ll nicely decompose back into the soil. This is not the reality for most modern burials – which leave behind a host of toxins to haunt the grave long after the funeral.

Red Tides Linked to Fertilizer Runoff

When fertilizer or sewage runs into a waterway, or when phosphorous and nitrogen rise up from the ocean depths, algae can converge and feast and mushroom on the buffet of growth-inducing nutrients.