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Definition, Causes, and Effects of Air Pollution

02.04.2021 · Posted in Education Articles

Air pollution is one such structure that alludes to the defilement of the air, independent of inside or outside. A physical, natural or synthetic modification to the air in the air can be named as pollution. It happens when any destructive gases, dust, smoke goes into the climate and makes it hard for plants, creatures ...

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A pandemic seems like a great time to *checks notes* weaken regulations on toxic pollutants?

In case you weren't panicking enough about the way that ambient environmental factors might be surreptitiously destroying your body, the EPA decided that right now would be a great time to change the rules about how they calculate the risk associated with mercury and other toxic metal factory byproducts.

From The New York Times:

The new Environmental ...

RIP wetlands and streams, Trump to end environmental protections

Say goodbye to America's wetlands and streams. Say hello to new rivers of pollution, and parking lots where cattails, frogs, and minnows once were. “The Trump administration on Thursday will finalize a rule to ***** away environmental protections for streams, wetlands and other water bodies, handing a victory to farmers, fossil fuel producers and real estate ...

US drinking water is a “toxic soup” of “forever chemicals”

Perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), which are linked to cancer and liver damage, were used in a number of products, including Teflon and Scotchgard. PFAS take such a long time to break down in the environment that they are described as "forever chemicals."

David Andrews, a senior scientist at the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which just issued a ...

Is Air Pollution a Male ***** Health Problem?

10.23.2019 · Posted in Health Articles, Men Articles

Environmental issues are a major concern for everyone on the planet, as our lives depend on maintaining a livable environment. Potential health issues related to pollution have been documented and discussed for years. But beyond overall health, is air pollution a factor in male ***** health? Some recent studies suggest that yes, it may well ...

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Pollution Might Influence Tumescence Dysfunction

07.12.2019 · Posted in Health Articles, Men Articles

Maintaining good male ***** health is a no-brainer as a goal, and many men take great pains to keep their manhood in great shape. Exercising, eating right, cutting out smoking, watching alcohol intake, using a male ***** health cream—all of these are things men do to keep their favorite ***** healthier and happier—which in turn ...

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Breathe easier with this at-home ionizer that’s on sale

06.15.2019 · Posted in Health Articles, Technology Articles

TL;DR: The ionbox Negative Ion Generator is on sale for $59.99, a savings of $15. When talking about air pollution, smoke belched by cars and trucks, fumes from factories, wildfires, and emissions from air conditioning are probably the first things ... ...

Sustainable cities can’t rely on concrete. Let’s try algorithmically designed timber buildings

05.16.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Construction relies heavily on cement, the production of which is responsible for approximately 8 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions. Architect Gilles Retsin suggests that we should look into timber for an alternative. In a recent installatio... ...

Slovakia’s first woman president is an anti-corruption, pro-immigrant environmental campaigner

Zuzana Caputova has just been elected to the presidency of Slovakia with 58% of the vote; the political novice rose to prominence with her campaign against a toxic waste dump in her hometown of Pezinok, which earned her the nickname "Slovakia's Erin Brockovoch."

Caputova takes office amid widespread popular discontent with a corrupt national establishment that ...