Shark attacks have seemingly been rising in Hawaii and Australia and shark culling has begun in Australia. Will this really reduce shark attacks? Or will it just lead to some sharks becoming extinct?
Researchers from Colorado State University have confirmed that increased intake of fiber doesn’t just help colon health. It also reduces the toxic effects of secondhand smoke.
New research indicates the common pesticides categorized as neonicotinoids, which include acetamiprid and imidacloprid, can damage the human brain and nervous system more than previously thought.
A new study has determined that the beads contained in Christmas tree trimming garlands may not bring much joy to the environment. They may well be toxic.
An expedition by American marine environmental group discovered that Peruvian fishermen are harpooning thousands of dolphins and clubbing them to death.
A new study indicates that global warming will impact tropical regions first – having devastating effects upon the continued survival of medicinal plant species.
The coral bleaching epidemic is not caused by sunlight exposure – it is a bit more complicated than that according to recent research.
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.
While the production of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the U.S. has been banned since 1979, PCB-containing goods are still produced and imported…
Researchers have tested 58 common summer picnic items, which included picnic baskets, coolers, folding chairs, tablecloths and other items, for toxic chemicals. Can you guess what they found?
Recent research may explain why some people allergic to pollen have allergy symptoms outside the pollen season. Pollen allergies may be related to unhealthy levels of ozone n the air.
A sinkhole in Louisiana caused by a chemical mining operation that has forced the evacuation of nearly an entire town is growing. The toxic sinkhole now covers more than 24 acres.
Researchers from the US Geological Survey have determined that pesticides are bioaccumulating in frogs among ponds among pristine national parks in California.
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.