Studies collectively examined nearly 30,000 samples over the past five years in ‘disturbing’ findings
Scientists searching for the causes of falling sperm counts are getting a clearer picture of the role played by chemical pollutants - and it’s not a pretty one. These chemicals are found in everyday items like clothing, furniture, and food packaging.
The rise in plastic pollution is widely seen as an environmental emergency, but researchers are beginning to worry the pollutants may harm human cells too. Earlier this year, the toxins were discovered in human blood samples for the first time....
According to a 2019 UN report, global clothing production doubled between 2000 and 2014, and the industry is “responsible for 20 percent of total water waste on a global level”.
Research presented this week at the world’s biggest earth science conference showed that the Thwaites ice shelf could collapse within the next three to five years, unleashing a river of ice that could dramatically raise sea levels. Fossil fuel consumption need to be replaced with green energy and our reliance on petroleum based products needs to cease.