Posts Tagged ‘pollution’

Blister pack pollution

“In 1949, in the city of Montreal, Canada, Peter Green created the first ever blister sealing machine for retail packaging. Peter, the inventor of the rotary blister-pack seal unit, was the pioneer and originator of the blister packaging machine. Through countless hours, hard work, and experimentation, he finally perfected the chemical relationship between board, and […]

Stop Exxon’s Climate Change Misinformation Campaign-See Plastic Pollution Direct Result of Oil Industry Non Regulation

Posted by Tiffany White Target: Joe Manchin, Chairman of Senate Committee on Energy & Natural Resources Goal: Investigate fossil fuel companies for misleading public and for active attempts to sabotage climate-related efforts.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-2598521971411695&output=html&h=280&adk=894098213&adf=1557869051&pi=t.aa~a.901905492~i.6~rp.4&w=610&fwrn=4&fwrnh=100&lmt=1626537537&num_ads=1&rafmt=1&armr=3&sem=mc&pwprc=5108040983&psa=1&ad_type=text_image&format=610×280&url=https%3A%2F%2Fforcechange.com%2F589848%2Fstop-exxons-climate-change-misinformation-campaign%2F&flash=0&fwr=0&pra=3&rh=153&rw=610&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&wgl=1&fa=27&uach=WyJXaW5kb3dzIiwiMTAuMCIsIng4NiIsIiIsIjkxLjAuODY0LjY3IixbXSxudWxsLG51bGwsbnVsbF0.&dt=1626537537586&bpp=1&bdt=1917&idt=-M&shv=r20210712&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3D96e7e8f8e68869c4-22b3a51b64ba005c%3AT%3D1626283331%3ART%3D1626283331%3AS%3DALNI_Ma8_S5uVq5-fMoJ7k4lZdNqo4SIaw&prev_fmts=0x0%2C970x250&nras=2&correlator=3216111188198&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=2125220887.1626283332&ga_sid=1626537537&ga_hid=1910087314&ga_fc=0&u_tz=-420&u_his=1&u_java=0&u_h=768&u_w=1366&u_ah=728&u_aw=1366&u_cd=24&u_nplug=3&u_nmime=4&adx=205&ady=1038&biw=1349&bih=657&scr_x=0&scr_y=0&eid=31060047%2C44740386%2C44743203%2C31061683&oid=3&pvsid=3434792742260520&pem=565&wsm=1&eae=0&fc=1408&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C1366%2C0%2C1366%2C728%2C1366%2C657&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=128&bc=31&ifi=4&uci=a!4&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=RRFxqWkwOq&p=https%3A//forcechange.com&dtd=17 An estimated one billion marine lives boiled to death in the Pacific Northwest heat waves. One town very nearly reached the hottest temperature ever […]

Dead Bees, Sick Residents From Pesticide Pollution In Nebraska

Above Photo: NDEE. The AltEn plant in the village of Mead has made ethanol from corn coated with pesticides for years. The results have been a disaster for residents and nearby farms. “I have been coughing since 2018. It does not go away,” says Jody Weible over the phone from her home in Mead, Nebraska. […]

The murky issue of air pollution in North Macedonia

In winter, Skopje, the Capital of North Macedonia, is one of the most polluted cities in Europe. According to estimates from the World Bank Study, over 1000 people die each year as a result of air pollution in North Macedonia and its population is only 2 million. The South Eastern Europe Health Network is a […]

Scientist Says Plastic Pollution is Shrinking Penises, Will Make Most Men Infertile by 2045

An environmental scientist has warned that plastic pollution is shrinking penises and making men infertile, meaning most of them won’t be able to produce sperm by 2045. In a new book called Count Down, Dr Shanna Swan writes that humanity is facing an “existential crisis” due to phthalates, a chemical used in the plastic manufacturing […]

Coal Pollution Puts The Lives Of Villagers Into Misery And Land Them In Jail For Protesting It

On 19th March I along with Ananta , social activist, Advocate Pradosh Mohanty and Adv. Gaiendra Pradhan visited the villages like Kandadhuda, Beleimunda and Ratanpur in Hemagiri Block of Sundargarh District severally affected by acute pollution by MCL coal transport since 2012. We met with villagers including women who were ill treated, beaten by the […]

Paving roads in plastic can help with pollution problem

So far, 12 countries have built roads out of plastic instead of asphalt, helping both the global plastic pollution problem and climate change. First appearing in India two decades ago, plastic roads are being tested and built in more and more countries as the world’s plastic pollution problem becomes more acutely felt. India has installed […]

Sahara dust and traffic lead to air pollution alerts in France

Parts of France are experiencing high levels of air pollution, blamed on wood burning, traffic, and dust from the Sahara Desert that has been blown across to the country on a storm. The Ile-de-France region – which contains the capital Paris – has implemented differentiated traffic, and reduced maximum speeds on roads to reduce pollution. […]

Oil spill off Israel’s coast is its worst maritime pollution in decades

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Shell Oil defeated by Nigerian villagers in oil pollution case

After a 13-year legal battle, a small group of Nigerian farmers won their pollution case against Shell Oil.  These four farmers, along with Friends of the Earth Netherlands, took Shell to court after the oil giant contaminated their lands with years of oil spills.  #Shell has today been defeated in court by Nigerian farmers. This […]

Fossil Fuel Pollution Killed 8.7 Million Worldwide in 2018

Fossil Fuel Pollution Killed 8.7 Million Worldwide in 2018 Children’s Health Defense » Feed / Aerowenn Hunter Fossil fuel air pollution is responsible for roughly one in five deaths worldwide, a much higher death toll than previously thought, according to a new study published Tuesday. Poor air quality from burning fossil fuels such as coal […]

Human noise pollution is harming ocean creatures

Humans are changing the way the ocean sounds, and it is having a profound impact on marine life. A major new literature review published in Science on Thursday found that noise from vessels, sonar, seismic surveys and construction can damage marine animals’ hearing, change their behaviors and, in some cases, threaten their ability to survive. […]

Air pollution is linked to permanent vision loss, study finds

Image Credit: David McNew/Getty Images Air pollution has been linked to an increased risk of progressive and irreversible vision loss, a large, long-term study found. University College London researchers hypothesized that air pollution might heighten the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), Science Daily reported. It described how scientists drew on data from 115,954 […]

US air pollution regulation saved over 1.5 billion birds

According to a new Cornell University large-scale study, federal environmental regulation has improved air quality resulting in saving over 1.5 billion birds in American skies over these last four decades.  “Our research shows that the benefits of environmental regulation have likely been underestimated. Reducing pollution has positive impacts in unexpected places and provides an additional […]

 Will the government hold Big Polluters liable for air pollution, preventable diseases, and untimely deaths?

Written by Sandeep Pandey, Shobha Shukla and Bobby Ramakant 16.7 lakh people died in India in 2019 because of air pollution accounting for 17·8% of the total deaths in the country (source: The Lancet Planetary Health). Air pollution was the 4th leading risk factor for premature death globally, accounting for nearly 12% of all deaths, with […]

Stormy weather ahead: pollution found to cause fierce gales in coastal cities

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9-year-old girl’s asthma death officially linked to air pollution in unprecedented coroner ruling

A UK coroner ruled Wednesday that the asthma death of a nine-year-old girl was partly caused by the illegal levels of air pollution she was exposed to near her Southeast London home. The ruling is a legal first for the UK, The Guardian reported. Charities Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation also said it […]

Mass mink graves may have caused groundwater pollution in Denmark, as govt admits it LOST TRACK of 1.5 million animals

Tons of decomposing mink may have already contaminated groundwaters in Denmark, the government has admitted, also revealing that it lost track of some 4,700 tonnes of the animals. The unprecedented mass cull was conducted by Denmark last month in an attempt to stop the spread of a mutated coronavirus strain among animals and workers. Now, […]

France considers introducing new ‘ecocide’ offence in pollution crackdown

The French government is planning to crack down on behaviours against the environment by creating an “ecocide” offence. The plan was originally brought forward by the Citizens’ Convention for Climate, an assembly consisting of 150 randomly selected citizens established in 2019 by President Emmanuel Macron with the aim to reduce France’s greenhouse gas emissions. The […]

A new form of pollution has been found in Israel’s groundwater

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US leads the world in plastic pollution, new study finds

Image Credit: Food & Water Watch The U.S. is the No. 1 generator of plastic pollution in the world and as high as the No. 3 generator of ocean plastic waste. That’s the finding of a new study published in Science Advances last Friday that sought to paint a more accurate picture of the U.S. […]

Plastics Pollution is Out of Control

Analysis by Dr. Joseph MercolaFact Checked October 17, 2020 PreviousView More  STORY AT-A-GLANCE DARPA has granted $2.7 million to start a project to create a food system using military plastic and paper waste to improve military logistics The initial intent is to use waste products for food to reduce supplies needed on missions; however, in a […]

How big farms got a government pass on air pollution

Sows lined up in crates. An undercover investigation conducted in the spring of 2012 by The Humane Society of the United States revealed egregious cruelty and filthy conditions at a Wyoming pig breeding facility owned by a pork supplier for Tyson Foods and Jimmy Dean. The undercover footage was taken at Wyoming Premium Farms, a […]

Thousands of pollution monitoring exemptions made to oil and gas industry amid pandemic

A recent investigation, done by AP, found that thousands of oil and gas operations, government facilities, chemical plants, and other sites had stopped being monitored for hazardous gas emissions and other harmful procedures that negatively affect human health and the environment.  Environmental regulators, who were supposed to be monitoring pollution reports across the country, granted […]

The Atlantic Ocean contains at least 10 times more plastic pollution than previously estimated

A recent study by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC),  found there is at least 10 times more plastic in the Atlantic than previously thought. The mass of ‘invisible’ microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12- 21 million tonnes. Our latest #microplastics study identified plastic contaminants in seawater samples using […]

With 194 BILLION Masks and Gloves Used Monthly, New Wave of Pollution Hits Oceans and Beaches

By Elias Marat, The Mind Unleashed When the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the world earlier this year, plunging much of the world into lockdown conditions, it seemed that nature was finally being given a major breather – so much so that breathless stories spread across the world about animals taking back their environs, along with […]

5G EMF Radiation is driving respiratory pollution, COVID-19 virus is a cover story

News Inside Out.com Alfred Lambremont Webre August 2, 2020 TrueTube.co: 5G EMF Radiation is driving respiratory pollution, COVID-19 virus is a cover story with Dr. Robert O. Young, Dr. Ross Andersen, Klanmother Nurse Karen MacDonald & Alfred Lambremont Webre In this science-based TrueTube.co non-censored medical Panel, American Dr Robert O Young and Canadians Dr Ross […]

Even the briefest exposure to air pollution can trigger an acute respiratory infection in young children

(Natural News) Even the shortest exposure to air pollution can cause an acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI ) in young children, according to a study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. A team of researchers from Intermountain Healthcare, Brigham Young University, and the University of Utah primarily aimed to […]

EWG report: fluorinated chemical pollution is still spreading and there’s "no end in sight"

(Natural News) A new report shows just how serious fluorinated chemical pollution has become. The problem has grown dramatically since it was first reported in American drinking water and communities 20 years ago, with the number of contaminated sites rising steadily despite the fact that some of these chemicals are no longer […]

The Great Lakes’ biggest problem: Decades’ worth of pollution has altered the fish

(Natural News) In the 1960s, the Cuyahoga River became infamous for becoming so polluted that it regularly caught fire. Now it suffers a different, subtler kind of water pollution. Decades of discharging chemicals into the waters of the Great Lakes have altered the hormones and metabolism of fish found in the Cuyahoga […]

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