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06/19/2018 / By Edsel Cook

Two separate studies have suggested that hydraulic fracking is the likeliest cause behind South Korea’s worst earthquake. An Eco Watch article shared

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-19-study-south-koreas-largest-earthquake-was-likely-triggered-by-geothermal-fracking.html

06/19/2018 / By Isabelle Z.

Plastic pollution is slowly but surely killing our environment, and many of us strive to find better alternatives to problematic

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-19-new-study-says-biodegradable-plastic-bags-are-not-helpful-to-the-environment.html

06/19/2018 / By Carol Anderson

With the rise of technology also comes the rise of electronic waste across the globe. It may seem as if

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-19-novel-recycling-process-turns-discarded-hard-disk-drive-magnets-into-new-material.html

06/19/2018 / By Edsel Cook

Researchers have found a new way to measure the photosynthesis levels of marine plants. A Cosmos Magazine article details how they employed

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-19-marine-scientists-use-underwater-microphones-to-hear-photosynthesis.html

06/18/2018 / By Edsel Cook

If the U.S. wants to completely rely on solar power, it will need to set aside a lot of land.

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-18-solar-power-for-the-whole-world-could-be-generated-from-a-relatively-small-patch-of-land.html

06/18/2018 / By Michelle Simmons

The Cerrado, a unique savanna in Brazil, is at risk of losing biodiversity because it’s being converted into cropland, as

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-18-unique-savanna-in-brazil-is-being-converted-to-cropland-losing-biodiversity-and-endangering-hydroelectric-power.html

06/18/2018 / By Edsel Cook

British researchers have succeeded in modernizing concrete with graphene. In a New Atlas article, they reported that the improved concrete is

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-18-researchers-use-graphene-to-make-new-and-improved-concrete.html

06/16/2018 / By Vicki Batts

Power lines, cell towers and other trappings of modern life may come with a higher price tag than anyone could

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-16-electromagnetic-radiation-from-power-lines-a-very-real-threat-to-wildlife-study.html

06/16/2018 / By Jessica Dolores

Those colorful plastic straws you poke into juice boxes or put inside a can of soda may be a part

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-16-thats-the-last-straw-why-drinking-from-a-straw-actually-is-bad-for-you-and-the-environment.html

06/14/2018 / By Ethan Huff

There’s almost no more room for anymore storage tanks at the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) nuclear reactor site in

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-14-radioactive-water-being-stored-at-the-fukushima-power-plant-approaches-limit.html

06/14/2018 / By RJ Jhonson

Honeybees are known to “clean up” dead individuals and remove them from the hive. A study by researchers from the

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-14-honeybees-smell-dead-individuals-and-remove-them-from-the-colony-to-protect-their-young.html

06/13/2018 / By Jessica Dolores

Waking up to the sweet smell of roses on your bedside table, and stepping into water with fragrant rose petals

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-13-environmental-pollution-affects-the-scent-of-flowers.html

06/13/2018 / By Janine Acero

A new Dutch startup called “Crowded Cities” is training crows to recognize and pick up cigarette butts in exchange for

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-13-clever-solution-crows-are-cleaning-city-streets-a-dutch-startup-is-training-them-to-pick-up-cigarette-butts-in-exchange-for-treats.html

06/13/2018 / By Tracey Watson

With close to 1.4 billion inhabitants, China is the country with the single biggest population on the planet. It is

http://www.environ.news/2018-06-13-chinas-air-pollution-reaches-dangerous-levels-as-scientists-discover-a-chemical-reaction-that-turn-these-gases-into-a-toxic-cocktail.html