Crocodiles at Kruger Park in South Africa were hit with the disease in May 2008. They were being killed off. An investigation revealed that this is likely to have been caused by a new damn being built further upstream.
Plastic is a highly useful material that we can shape and morph into whatever shape we want. But, the fact that it does not biodegrade make it highly dangerous when cast into the natural environment. We caused the problem, but we also have the ability to solve it.
Air pollution in 2011 is not as bad as it was in 1970, but it remains a serious problem, nonetheless.
Ben Marble is a doctor who lives in the Mississippi area and saw first hand the effects of the BP Oil Spill. He talks frankly about it.
In common parlance, light pollution is the disturbing or irritating lighting which prevents the sighting of objects we wish to see or causes nuisance.
Water pollution and its causes. Learn about point source, nonpoint source pollution, and find out what you can do to help.
Certain naturally occurring microorganisms literally eat and digest organic toxic contaminants and transform them into benign compounds, which is known as bioremediation environmental remediation.
Water Pollution is an important environmental issue which causes the contamination of water with harmful substances.
While the earth will live long after we are gone, if we continue to live to the standard we are living, our grandchildren will struggle to live by 2100.
Bakelite was the first plastic used back in 1907 but more than 100 years later plastic can be found everywhere and its excessive use for single-use items is now a danger to our environment and some species inhabiting our beautiful planet