Should We Wave Goodbye to Disposable Cutlery?

Let's all start carrying proper cutlery with us! The moment I saw the article appear in one of the latest issues of National Geographic, I...

The Untold Impact of Airplanes on Climate

The damage that air traffic causes to the environment goes way beyond carbon dioxide emissions. When we talk about airplanes and their influence on climate...

Top 10 World’s Worst Polluted Places by Blacksmith Institute

Researchers from the New York-based Blacksmith Institute took on the task to establish which are the top ten most polluted areas on the planet,...

Technology to Clean Oceans of Plastic Debris Developed by Student

Boyan Slat, a 19-year-old Aerospace Engineering student at TU Delft designed a device that could clean the ocean from plastic trash. The concept called Ocean...
North Dakota Natural Gas Flares Seen from Space

North Dakota Light Pollution Seen From Space UPDATED

When looking at satellite photos of the earth taken at night, it is easy to see urban areas as brights spots in a sea...

Anaerobic Digesters are Profitable for US Livestock Farms

Installing biogas recovery systems in US livestock farms is not only economically profitable, but also helps reducing of greenhouse gas emissions and underground water...

Bakey’s Edible Cutlery Could Reduce Plastic Waste

New type of edible cutlery can put an end to careless disposal of plastic spoons and chop sticks. Plastic pollution is an enormous problem, which...

Plastics Industry Knew About Ocean Pollution Long Time Ago

The scientific community has reported plastic ocean pollution to be an issue for quite some time now, although for laymen is becoming a visible...

Global Warming Accelerated by Air Pollution

It’s long been known that tiny particles can impact air quality greatly and cause a host of health problems. However, European scientists have discovered...

Newly Discovered Bacteria Make Plastics Rot Much Faster

Around 5 to 10 years from now a tiny organism with an unusual appetite made a home in an industrial site near a bottle-recycling...