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Pollution Turns Argentina Lake Bright Pink

TRELEW, ARGENTINA - A lagoon in Argentina's southern Patagonia region has turned bright pink in a striking, but frightful phenomenon experts and activists blame on pollution by a chemical used to preserve prawns for export. The color is caused by sodium sulfite, an anti-bacterial product used in fish factories, whose...
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The Independent

7 best air purifiers that help reduce pollutants in your home

If you’ve ever returned from a day in a city and noticed that your breathing felt more laboured, you’re likely to understand how important the quality of the air around you is.The facts are as stark and sobering as the experience of pollution on the lungs: according to the government, poor air quality is the largest environmental risk to public health in the UK. It’s not just a problem for city-dwellers, though. Everything from cooking to cleaning to lighting candles to having plywood/MDF furniture to painting the walls will generate indoor pollution – some of which, unlike dust, can’t be wiped...
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The Associated Press

Review: Suspenseful Brad Parks thriller has a crazy premise

“Unthinkable” by Brad Park (Thomas & Mercer) In the opening of “Unthinkable,” Brad Parks’s latest thriller, lawyer turned house-husband Nate Lovejoy awakens in an ornate bedroom hours after being drugged and kidnapped. He is then informed that he is the guest of Vanslow DeGrange, leader of a secret society known...

Doctors, air pollution experts forecast worsening health effects of wildfire smoke

VANCOUVER — Health experts warn that a shift in mindset and new solutions are needed as exposure to smoke from bigger wildfires becomes a regular occurrence. While the longer-term health effects of exposure to wildfire smoke have yet to be thoroughly studied, linkages between disease, death and air pollution in general offer hints, said Dr. Courtney Howard, an emergency physician in Yellowknife.
EnvironmentThe Jewish Press

Environmental Protection Rejects Pipeline’s Pollution Risks Survey, Crisis with UEA Looming

In January 2021, Israel’s Ministry of Environmental Protection submitted a document of guidelines for the preparation of an emergency plan to deal with possible Europe Asia Pipeline Company oil pollution incidents in its terminal in Eilat. The guidelines were designed at the request of the EAPC (Katza in Hebrew), to enable the company to examine risks to the marine environment in Eilat and increase their readiness to match the projected sharp increase in the number of tankers to start arriving from the United Arab Emirates at the Eilat harbor.

Moving and Taking Care of the Environment: Know How!

If you are one of those people who cares about the impact of their actions on the environment, and are planning to move to a new city, we invite you to read the text below, so that you can find out the best way to move from a house without damaging the ecological environment. Whatever the reason, at some point in your life you make the decision to move to a new home. It may be because you are starting a new career, a new job or simply because you want new experiences.