Synevyr National Nature Park in Ukraine is suffering, like many other protected areas, under the increasing pressure of visitors. Single-use plastic ends up in the rivers, people dump full garbage bags in the UNESCO World Heritage forest, and visitors are doing their toilet-business behind trees. Local villages still lack a proper waste management system too. […]
These abandoned communities are seriously hazardous Dangerously unfit for human habitation, a number of settlements around the world remain strictly off-limits, ranging from once-thriving cities contaminated with radiation to desolate villages riddled with asbestos, anthrax and explosives. Grab your hazmat suit and let’s take a tour of 10 of the world’s most toxic towns.
The once beautiful and clean ocean is now littered with the negligent rubbish produced and thrown away without a thought by the human population. Plastic, thought to be the next best thing, the answer to many problems, is now the leading problem clogging up the water. Having rubbish float around is bad enough, but unassuming […]
Source: nkoroten / Getty ImagesNo other issue other than climate change is a truly global concern. Global temperatures are projected to rise between 2.5-10 degrees Fahrenheit over the next century, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of over 1,300 scientists from the U.S. and around the world. The impacts of climate […]
Caribbean Intelligence summarizes some of the conference outcomes and other ways the region is finding to tackle sargassum. A very interesting article that briefly explains how representatives from various Caribbean and South American are looking at how to tackle sargassum: Sargassum is the brown seaweed, which has been turning up on some Caribbean coastlines, smothering […]
Prensa Latina reports that twelve Caribbean nations whose beaches are invaded by tons of sargassum seaweed have agreed to seek international economic support to fight a problem affecting at least nineteen nations. The meeting, held in Quintana Roo, gathered Ministers of Environment and Tourism of 12 countries affected by the assault of sargassum seaweed on […]
Elias Nanau | Post Courier | October 18, 2019 The Conservation and Environment Protection Authority (CEPA) has assured that the waters around the Basamuk area in Madang are safe and free of toxic contamination. CEPA officials gave the assurance yesterday following tests and conclusion of water samples tested at the Australian Laboratory Services in Brisbane. […]