Pesticides safeguard agricultural yields by controlling harmful insects, fungi, and weeds. However, they also enter neighbouring streams and damage the aquatic communities, which are crucial for maintaining biodiversity, are part of the food web and support the self-purification of water
ollowing the X-Press Pearl container vessel fire that started in May and raged for 12 days, the UK Government is providing marine pollution expertise to help respond to the potentially devastating impact on the marine life and coastal habitats of Sri Lanka.
Johnson Matthey (JM), a global leader in sustainable technologies, today announces a new sustainability strategy framework. Ramping up activity across three pillars of activity – JM's products and services, its operations and people – the strategy enables JM to significantly increase the positive contribution it is making in accelerating progress towards a cleaner and healthier world
In its ongoing efforts to protect overburdened communities from pollution, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced that it is establishing air monitoring requirements that Limetree Bay Terminals, LLC and Limetree Bay Refining, LLC must meet regarding the company’s refinery on St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands
Ozone is a pollutant at ground level, but very high in the atmosphere’s “ozone layer,” it absorbs damaging ultraviolet radiation. Past studies have examined ozone levels in the Southern Hemisphere, but little is known about levels of the molecule in Antarctica over long periods
Diesel-polluted soil from now defunct military outposts in Greenland can be remediated using naturally occurring soil bacteria according to an extensive five-year experiment in Mestersvig, East Greenland, to which the University of Copenhagen has contributed
Humanscale - the leader in responsible design and manufacturing of high-performance seating and desking products — has just announced that 25 of their products, about 60% of sales, are certified climate, water and energy positive
For centuries, pelagic Sargassum, a floating brown seaweed, has grown in low nutrient waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, supported by natural nutrient sources such as excretions from fish and invertebrates, upwelling, and nitrogen fixation.