Tag: Pollution

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Plastic Free July: recycling is the ambulance at the bottom of the cliff. It’s time to teach kids to demand real change from the...

GettyImages Plastic Free July has rolled around again and we’ll all be hearing about reducing plastic use in our daily lives. Much of the messaging is...

Is “clean coal” a scam or a legitimate solution? – Part 1

The Logic of Science" style="3d" color="black"]Presents a series of grounded science based articles covering Evolution, Global Warming, Genetic Modified Organisms (GM's), Logic, Nature of...

‘Like having a truck idling in your living room’: the toxic cost of wood-fired heaters

Picture: Shuttlecock Australians are accustomed to having fresh air, and our clean atmosphere is a source of pride for many. Last summer’s bushfires, however, brought air...

For decades, scientists puzzled over the plastic ‘missing’ from our oceans – but now it’s been found

Jennifer Lavers/AAP You’ve probably heard that our oceans have become a plastic soup. But in fact, of all the plastic that enters Earth’s oceans each...

The science and art of reef restoration

Silent Evolution by Jason deCaires Taylor. Taylor makes sculptures and sinks them beneath the sea to create artificial reefs.  © Jason deCaires Taylor Coral...

Common products, like perfume, paint and printer ink, are polluting the atmosphere

We need to measure the volatile compounds that waft off the products in our homes and offices. Picture the causes of air pollution...