Microplastics Found in Human Veins

“The UK-based researchers found an average concentration of 15 particles of plastic per gram of vein tissue…” via RT image: © AFP / Louisa Gouliamaki Microplastics have been found for the first time in human vein tissue, a team of researchers from the University of Hull revealed last week. Five distinct types of microplastic were discovered in samples taken from … Continue reading

Microplastics Found Deep in Lungs of Living People for First Time

“Microplastics were detected in human blood for the first time in March, showing the particles can travel around the body and may lodge in organs.” by Damian Carrington via The Guardian Headline image caption: Microplastics now contaminate the entire planet, from the summit of Mount Everest to the deepest oceans. Particles discovered in tissue of 11 out of 13 patients … Continue reading

Almost Entire World Population Breathing Substandard Air – WHO

“The WHO revised its standard for air pollution last year to emphasize the urgency for more government action on the issue.” via RT Image: © AFP / Fabrice COFFRINI The UN body tasked with advising governments on global public health challenges updated its air-pollution database on Monday for the first time since 2018. According to the new information, 99% of … Continue reading

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Drugs Have Dangerously Polluted the World’s Rivers, Scientists Warn

“Drug pollution was already known to be harming wildlife, from antidepressants causing starlings to feed less and contraceptive drugs reducing fish populations. “If I were a fish living in some of these rivers, I’d be worried right now,” said Wilkinson.” by Damian Carrington via The Guardian Image credit: © Robert Harding/Rex/Shutterstock Humanity’s drugs have polluted rivers across the entire world … Continue reading

14,000 Scientists Warn of “Untold Suffering” if We Fail to Act on Climate Change

“…the world is richer than it has ever been, as indicated by global gross domestic product. Then again, it’s also as polluted as it has ever been, with some of the highest levels of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide concentrations ever recorded in the atmosphere.” By AJ Dellinger via MIC Headline Image: NurPhoto/NurPhoto/Getty Images There are some phrases that … Continue reading

Plastics, Other Chemical Pollutants are SHRINKING PENIS SIZES, Reducing Fertility, Imperiling Human Race, Scientist Says

via RT Headline Image: © PXfuel Exposure to plastics and other chemical hazards of modern life is reducing penis sizes and sperm counts, eroding fertility to the extent that the future of the human race is imperiled, a top epidemiologist claims in her new book. “Simply put, we’re living in an age of reproductive reckoning that is having reverberating effects … Continue reading

Pollution Responsible for Deaths of 9 Million People in a Year – Study

Deaths caused by pollution topped 9 million in 2015, or three times the figure from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined, and almost 15 times as many as war and other forms of violence, scientists say. The alarm was sounded in Thursday’s report by The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, an international group of over 40 authors writing on health … Continue reading

Unexplained Underground Fires in India Causing Panic

Indian news outlet The Hindu reports that unexplained underground fires have been burning in at least two different locations in southern India. The Indian government has dispatched engineers from the Forest Department to try and determine the cause of the blazes, but so far their origin remains a mystery. Last month, one of the fires claimed the life of a … Continue reading