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1.7 Million Children Dead In Environmental Disaster

1.7 million children have tragically died in one of the world’s most recent disasters. The disaster? Pollution. In the last year, at least 1.7 million children have died from pollution-related diseases, and we are to blame… A quarter of all child deaths Recent research by the

The Amazon Rainforest Was Shaped By Humans

Exploratory new research has revealed that the Amazon rainforest is not as ‘wild and untouched’ as previously thought and that ancient civilisations actually helped shape the landscape. The report, published in Science this week suggests that the Native Americans of the Amazon were actively burning,

Truth Behind Highest Antarctic Temperature Since 1982

A dangerous recording When it was revealed this week that an Argentine research base in the Antarctic clocked temperatures of 17.4°C back on March 23rd, 2015, scientists around the world became increasingly worried. If you are willing to filter out all of the climate

Air Pollution: London’s Invisible Child Killer

802. The number of schools in London which exceed the legal air quality level in the UK. 40,000. The number of people whose deaths are directly attributed to air pollution each year in the UK. 5. The number of days into 2017 that one

Chennai Oil Spill: Environmental Impact Still Unknown

There is “no damage to the environment like oil pollution”. These are the famous words of the Kamarajar Port Ltd company in Chennai, India, where on the 28th January 2017 two oil tankers collided. Oil is still rapidly spreading along the Ennore coast nearly

Government Probe Into Philippines Environmental Killings

Seven months into Rodrigo Duterte’s administration as the president of the Philippines and we have had to look from the outside-in, as executions and death squads become the norm. The leader, who has praised Hitler in the past, and put a target on the

Life in the ‘Most Polluted’ City in Russia, and one of the Coldest

Wrap up warm, this article is going to take you on a journey to the edge of the world, to a place where the rivers run red and minus fifty (yup, -50°C/-58°F) is a normal temperature. This is a place where the snow falls

How You Are Being Conned Into Doing Nothing For The Environment

Right at this very moment, you are doing nothing. You may be sitting, and you may be reading, and you may even be on public transport, but you are doing nothing. Nothing, in the sense that your actions right at this moment are doing

There’s Something Fishy Going On In Scotland…

Outrageous secret plans were leaked this week suggesting that Scotland is contemplating building the world’s largest salmon farm, caging two million fish. Sneaky Salmon Scotland’s Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) has been quietly and mischievously humming and ahhing over a project that would see them

Magnetic Pole Reversal: Environmental Timebomb?

Geological records suggest that in Earth’s long history, hundreds of magnetic pole reversals have occurred, with the last one, known as the Brunhes-Matuyama, happening roughly 780,000 years ago. Many scientists believe that we are in the early stages of the next one, which will