Saving the planet: 10 disposables you shouldn't use

You can save the planet without sacrificing your own comfort, writes Lifehacker. We all use disposable items: buying coffee in paper cups on our way to work, ordering grocery delivery from the store in plastic bags, taking bottled water to the gym, wiping our sneakers ...

Acid streams have been flowing in one of the regions of Russia for 16 years: what it looks like and what the threat

The prosecutor's office in the Sverdlovsk region will check an abandoned copper mine from which underground waters flow. For 16 years, acid streams have burned the surface of the earth next to the Tagil River. Trees and other vegetation die there. The authorities assure that no harmful substances are added to drinking water ...

Toxic black snow fell in Siberia. PHOTO, VIDEO

In three cities of the Kemerovo region - Prokopyevsk, Kiselevsk and Leninsk-Kuznetsk - black snow fell. The anomaly occurred due to the release of coal dust into the air from the Prokopyevskaya concentrating plant a few days ago, writes Afisha Daily. As the vice-governor of the Kemerovo region for industry explained, ...

Americans warned: 12 years left before dangerous climate change

The Earth is steadily moving towards fully confronting the devastating effects of climate change - extreme drought, food shortages and deadly floods - unless “unprecedented” efforts are made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, a new report warns ...

9 cities in the United States may be left without clean drinking water

Many of us see running water as something that has always been and will be. But recent events prove that water scarcity could be a reality for many US cities. This has already happened. In 2014, hundreds of wells dried up near Bakersfield, California. Forced ...

Worse than ever: Florida beaches are swamped with algae

Florida's annual algae bloom this year does not appear to be limited to the summer months and will worsen by fall. In June, blooms tripled the 2015 record, according to satellite images from the University of South Florida. The "invasion" of algae in this ...

How we will drink: Starbucks refused plastic straws and released new glasses

Starbucks announced on Monday that it will completely eliminate the use of plastic straws in all company-run and licensed establishments around the world by 2020. The company's management motivated its decision by the fact that disposable plastic products create ...

Thousands of scientists warn mankind about global environmental catastrophe

More than 15 thousand scientists from 184 countries have signed an appeal to humanity with a warning of an impending environmental catastrophe. The open letter was published by BioScience magazine. The message, titled "Second Warning", was signed by 15 environmental scientists from around the world. Experts warn humanity ...

Barack Obama signed a historic agreement in Paris. VIDEO

US President Barack Obama commented live on the results of the climate summit in Paris. The head of the White House considers the reached agreement on the climate imperfect, but represents the best chance to save the planet, reports CNN. “Today we have shown what can be achieved when the world ...

The riots in Paris. The police detained more than two hundred people. VIDEO

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazneuve said more than two hundred people were detained during a protest in Paris. All these people oppose the climate summit, which will be held in the French capital. The spontaneous rallies turned into riots. The police say they have identified ...

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