Tag Archives: Environment

More toxic chemicals found in oil and gas wastewater | Science News

Another reason why sustainable sources of energy are the way to go – Whether trickling from cracked shale deep underground or gushing through an old-school well, wastewater from oil and gas production may carry two additional dangerous chemicals besides those previously known. Harmful levels of ammonium and iodide have now been found in wastewater from conventional […]

5 Countries Leading the Way Toward 100% Renewable Energy » EcoWatch

Our farm runs on 100% renewable energy too, and it’s great that countries around the world are shifting more towards renewables. Every little step counts, and so much more could be done! – According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s latest energy investment report, China led as the world’s largest investor in renewables, with the U.S. coming […]

Mountaintop Removal Linked to Cancer » EcoWatch

The effects of coal-mining can have far more far-reaching consequences than we realise! Another reason why renewable resources of energy are the way to go – We know what a mess mountaintop removal makes when the tops of mountains are literally blown off to access the coal inside them. Forests are stripped and debris is dumped into […]

Is climate change confusing bees? Warmer springs are altering insect's life cycles and preventing pollination, study claims | Daily Mail Online

Is climate change confusing bees? Warmer springs are altering insect’s life cycles and preventing pollination, study claims | Daily Mail Online

Bees are a big part of pollinating all sorts of crops so this is a huge worry for farmers too! – Climate change could be disrupting the relationship between bees and plants. That’s according to a study that says warmer springs can change the life cycles of bees, which can throw them out of sync […]

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