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Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that can purify water, no matter how dirty it is,...

Canada Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory

Interactive Map Canada Federal Contaminated Sites Inventory Check it out see whats hiding near you. If you click on each red dot you can see whats there and who owns it. READ...

Earth’s ozone layer is still shrinking, and scientists don’t know why — Quartz

In 2016, environmental scientists celebrated victory in an almost-two-decade battle. The stratospheric ozone layer—a blanket of molecules made up of three oxygen atoms that protect the planet from some...

Oymyakon, Siberia: The coldest village on Earth where eyelashes freeze and temperatures sink to...

Eyelashes freeze, frostbite is a constant danger and cars are usually kept running even when not being used, lest their batteries die in temperatures that average minus-58 degrees Fahrenheit...

Each EU citizen creates 31kg of plastic waste per year

Plastic packaging waste is a huge problem around the world. Despite efforts in some European countries such as plastic bottle deposit schemes or having to pay for plastic bags...

Air Pollution Is Killing Millions Around The Globe Each Year

“Air pollution is one of the great killers of our age,” Philip Landrigan of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai wrote in an article published in the medical...

Tesla actually built the world’s biggest battery. Here’s how it works. | Popular Science

It would be cool if the largest battery in the world were a giant AA cell, but this is what it actually looks like. Elon Musk and Tesla have...

Insect Die Off

Scientists have identified 2 million species of living things. No one knows how many more are out there, and tens of thousands may be vanishing before we have even...

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The world is drowning in ever-growing mounds of garbage

The world now produces more than a billion tons of garbage a year, which it incinerates and buries and exports and recycles. In New York, barges transport as much...