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The Underwater Phenomenon ‘Ice Finger of Death’

A bizarre underwater phenomenon in Antarctica has been caught on camera. However, be warned, the stunning phenomenon hides a deadly secret. With time-lapse cameras,...

Mao Zedong Caused One of World’s Worst Environmental Disasters, Killing Millions

While disasters are common throughout the history of mankind, one of the worst environmental disasters began in China during 1958. It all started when...

High Levels of Radioactivity Persist After Dumping of Wastewater

It has been over seven years since Pennsylvania officials requested that the dumping of radium-laden fracking wastewater into surface waters be restricted. However, a...

How Bad Is a Sandwich for the Environment?

Whether you make your sandwich or buy it from a shop could have a major impact on greenhouse gas emissions. Little was known about...

China’s Recycling Ban: Turning Treasure Into Trash

When you put out the recycling bin, do you stop to think about where your waste ends up? Would you be surprised to learn...

Heat From Below the Pacific Ocean Is Fueling Yellowstone

While we read stories in the national media of a possible catastrophic eruption of the Yellowstone volcanic area, scientists are not so sure of...

Geologists Discover Meteorite Hit the Isle of Skye 60 Million Years Ago

While exploring volcanic rocks on Scotland's Isle of Skye, geologists made a discovery literally out of this world — mineral forms that have only ever been...

How Does Hydraulic Fracturing Impact on Infant Health?

While some local communities find hydraulic fracturing as benefiting the local economy, a new study shows the hidden health risks to infants born to...

Earthquakes at Fracking Sites May Indicate Larger Tremors to Come

Researchers have developed a new technique that can be used to monitor the seismic activities around fracking operations that may help to reduce the...

‘Smoke Rings’ Spotted Off the Australian Coast From Space

Two "smoke-rings" have been discovered off the Australian coast, leaving researchers believing that they could "suck-up" small marine creatures carrying them at high speed...

The Tree That Gave Hong Kong Its Name Is Nearing Extinction

The Aquilaria tree is regarded by some as an “enduring symbol of Hong Kong." Due to its being endangered, less than 100 remain in...

How Do China’s Industries Conceal Their Water Pollution?

Since 2002, the non-profit environmental organization Greenpeace has launched an ongoing investigation into China’s industrial water pollution. Over the years, the investigation has exposed a variety...

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