Tag Archives: Environment

Air pollution may be damaging children’s brains – before they are even born – The Ecologist

Why air pollution matters, especially for the littlest of little ones! – Exposure to air pollutants during pregnancy may contribute to childhood abnormalities in the brain, a new study suggests. The research, from the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, measured the exposure of the mothers to PAH air pollution and used brain imaging to look […]

Global Warming Is Slowing Ocean Currents Causing Dire Consequences, Warns Climate Expert Michael Mann » EcoWatch

The dire consequences of climate change… Why every little bit of action counts! – Climate scientists Michael Mann and Stefan Rahmstorf announced the findings of their new study yesterday, which shows that the rapid melting of the polar ice has slowed down currents in the Atlantic Ocean, particularly since 1970. The scientists say “the slowdown in ocean […]

Antarctica Records Hottest Day Ever, New Study Finds Rapid Acceleration of Ice Melt » EcoWatch

More evidence of the impact climate change is having on our earth. Why every little action to reverse climate change counts! – The warmest temperature ever recorded in Antarctica may have occurred last Tuesday with a thermometer reading 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit at Argentina’s Esperanza Base on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, according to Weather […]