A remote section of the Amazon jungle in Peru has been contaminated by oil fields operated by Argentina-based oil company Pluspetrol, according to the Peruvian government, who in turn, has has declared an environmental state of emergency by Peru’s Environment Ministry. The oil fields are the most productive ones in the [...]
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We’ve all seen sketchy vacant lots in cities and towns that serve as an unofficial garbage dump and litter box. I know my first thought is: How hard can it be for the government to make this area more aesthetically pleasing? But I always shunned my thoughts thinking that there [...]Read more ›
Climate change is often blamed for shifts in seasonal patterns and extreme weather disasters. But many people may overlook the possiblity that climate change is able to empower parasites. That’s according to a new study, showing that frogs suffered more infections from a fungus when exposed to unexpected swings in [...]Read more ›
A recent preliminary study released by the University of California, Irvine found that when given the option to recycle, our need to reuse resources or reduce consumption declines. In essence, the study – conducted by Jesse R. Catlin and his partner Yitong Wang of Beijing’s Tsinghua University – finds that more recycling options may [...]Read more ›