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Do Face Masks Increase Pollution?

Before the coronavirus pandemic, people used to wear face masks to protect themselves from air pollution. With the spread of COVID-19, the use of...

A New Way to Remove Contaminants From Nuclear Wastewater

Nuclear power continues to expand globally, propelled, in part, by the fact that it produces few greenhouse gas emissions while providing steady power output....

Young Indian Engineer Is Saving Village Ponds From Extinction

India is currently grappling with pollution of its ponds. Many experts suggested that large-scale operations with big budgets were needed to save these water...

Balloons Are the No. 1 Marine Debris Risk of Mortality for Seabirds

A new IMAS and CSIRO collaborative study has found that balloons are the highest-risk plastic debris item for seabirds — they are 32 times...

Drug Pollution Is Passing From Stream Bugs to Predators

Sixty-nine pharmaceutical compounds have been detected in stream insects, some at concentrations that may threaten animals that feed on them, such as trout and...

Fracking Wastewater Found in Freshwater Mussel Shells

Elevated concentrations of strontium, an element associated with oil and gas wastewaters, have accumulated in the shells of freshwater mussels downstream from fracking wastewater...

Do Sunscreen Chemicals Harm Fish?

For most people, a trip to the beach involves slathering on a thick layer of sunscreen to protect against sunburn and skin cancer. However,...

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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