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Emissions from Personal Care Products Equal Those from Cars

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) led a study measuring pollutants that found that personal care products emit harmful chemical vapors in enormous...

Bottled Water Contaminated with Microplastics, Study Shows

According to the BBC, the World Health Organization is launching an investigation into the potential risks of consuming plastics that contaminate drinking water after...

Ambitious Goals and Unexpected Hurdles to Mitigating Greenhouse Gases

Large retail chains are discovering that reducing greenhouse gases is easier said than done, reports NPR. Specifically Walmart, which unveiled Project Gigaton, a plan...

Record-Breaking Dead Zone in Gulf of Mexico

Washington, D.C. — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported  that the latest dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico measures 8,776 square...

Breathing Natural – Avoiding the Hazards of Indoor Air Pollution

As someone often suffering from the ill effects of toxic indoor air quality, I have become a fresh air enthusiast. After a year of...

Nature’s Path Earns Zero Waste Sustainability Certification

Richmond, BC, Canada - The organic breakfast and snack food production business, Nature’s Path Foods, has received a Zero Waste Certification for its third...

Prenatal Exposure to Coal Emissions from Across State Lines

A new study published in the Journal of Public Analysis and Management has found evidence that prenatal exposure to emissions from a Pennsylvania Power...

Microplastics: The Importance of Recycling Revisited

Polluting the shores of all five continents as well as lakes and rivers around the globe, microplastics are tiny pieces of debris formed from...

Carbon Emissions Flat for Third Straight Year

Paris, France — According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions were flat in 2016, at 32.1 gigatonnes, for the...

Washington State Sues Monsanto Over PCBs

Seattle, WA — According to a Washington Post article, Washington has become the first state to sue Monsanto for pervasive pollution from polychlorinated biphenyls...

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