Environmental : Health & Medical
Could prenatal exposure to certain chemicals potentially predispose the growing child to obesity later in life?
The cost of damage to the world's oceans caused by climate change is expected to reach $2 trillion a year by 2100, claims a newly released study. Researchers suggest that carbon offsets may be one of the solutions to tackling the pressing issue and to averting devastating environmental conseque
Everywhere you will listen to people talking about going green, what can you do to become more Eco friendly? These ideas will cost you close to no time, save you cash, improve your health and you'll be doing something good for the environment!
We have two clear choices to resolve the waste crisis our modern-day society and the products we consume create - recycle our waste or produce less waste. Our landfills are filling quickly and much of the waste we put in them such as plastics are not bio-degradable.
Water is a very important part or fixture of our daily life. We use water from the time we wake up to the time we go to bed. Directly or indirectly, it affects our health. It affects our persona because of its usage for cleansing clothes. So we should make sure that we intake pure water while drinki
Quo vadis humanity? In our lifetime, we are witness to unparalleled planetary destruction that has caused a great deal of havoc and dysfunction in our "civilized" world. Our supreme advantage in the food chain has brought about dire results, an exorbitant price we can no longer afford. As
Rarely does anyone picture the carpet at their favorite restaurant, bar or theater when they imagine carpet. Commercial carpet is very different than what we have at home since when it is being selected issues of return on investment, carpet repair and carpet cleaning are rarely part of the decision
Pollution is the greatest threat to life today. It has the potential to end the lives of not only humans, plants, and animals but also that of our planet. The greatest offshoots of pollution are global warming and climate change. Global warming involves the abnormal rise in land and sea surface temp
Acid rain is not something that you hear a lot about these days but that doesn't make it any less of a problem. It's is just one more problem caused by pollution and because it hasn't reached a point that interferes with everyday life as we know it, it's not something that the av
As mankind progresses into the second decade of the 21st century, we are fortunate that many of our problems can be solved with the help of new technology. From simple issues such as enhancing the quality of paper products, to the more complex problems of raising the quality of life and the state of
Sustainable living is all about sitting together at family meals, traveling together and enjoying together. Sustainable living totally depends on small conscious steps taken by us like preferring a hybrid vehicle over a gas guzzler, investing in solar water heaters and photo voltaic cells, planting
We all produce some household hazardous waste on a regular basis just going about our lives as householders residents and ordinary people. This sounds alarming, but it is not really that bad. Read here what it is and what you should do.
For the last half a century we have seen a rise in the awareness of environmental issues. Many people have come to realize that the earth will eventually run out of its natural resources. We have finally come to learn that we need to preserve what we have and conserve our supplies.
The first pier to be constructed was The Ryder Pier which opened in 1814 on the Isle of Wight. The rise of the railway service after the first commercial steam train in 1812 allowed tourism to become a big economic factor in Seaside towns. The pleasure piers (unlike the working or fishing piers) wer
We can think of carbon offsetting as the procedure of curbing greenhouse gas emissions through particular projects to offset the effect of gases emitted previously. Ideally, we offset emissions when it's hard to prevent them while executing our everyday activities. Offsets shouldn't be abu