Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Tag: Environmental Health

Alarming pesticide levels detected in common fruits and vegetables: A closer...

Unveiling the "Dirty Dozen": Navigating pesticide risks in your favorite produce to ensure safer, healthier food choices.

Whales and dolphins bear the brunt as seas turn toxic

Marine sentinel alert: new study exposes alarming toxic heavy metal levels in stranded whales and dolphins, highlighting a hidden threat to marine life and human health.

Chemical catastrophe: daily disasters spotlight America’s toxic time bomb

U.S. struggles with daily hazardous chemical incidents, underlining systemic safety lapses.

Amazon’s alarm: The rainforest’s role in pandemic outbreaks and planetary health

Amazon at the crossroads: deforestation and climate change fuel disease risks.

Trump threatens to veto first-ever congressional action on “forever chemicals”

A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...

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Historic ITLOS ruling: Greenhouse gas emissions classified as marine pollution in landmark decision

This landmark ruling obligates countries to take all necessary measures to prevent global temperature rise above 1.5°C, marking a significant step forward in the fight against climate change and the protection of marine environments.

Global rights groups support ICC warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders amidst allegations of...

Amnesty International hailed this move as “a crucial step toward justice.”

1,3-dichloropropene: The dangerous, sweet-smelling pesticide you’ve never heard of

Regulatory loopholes allow more than 30 million pounds of a cancer-causing pesticide to be sprayed on U.S. crops.

Sanders and Senate Democrats push for strengthened student loan debt relief amid Supreme Court...

This effort, lauded as “historic” by Sanders and his colleagues, aims to provide significant financial relief to millions of Americans burdened by student debt.

The race to end fossil fuel production

Everyone talks about ending fossil fuel production, but almost no one is doing anything about it.