Yale Environment 360

appeared 6 February 2018

More and more nitrogen keeps pouring into waterways, unleashing algal blooms and creating dead zones. To prevent the problem from worsening, scientists warn, the world must drastically cut back on synthetic fertilizers and double the efficiency of the nitrogen used on farms.


Deutsche Welle

appeared 5 February 2018

Microplastics represent a significant risk for large marine filter feeders like whales and sharks, a new study reveals. It’s another wake-up call around the massive problem of plastic pollution.


The Japan News

31 January 2018

PARIS (AFP-Jiji) — Small electrical appliances such as microwave ovens, kettles and hair dryers harm the environment in a dozen different ways, and consumers can do far more to reduce the impacts, researchers said this month.