Microplastic pollution has been discovered in snow close to the peak of Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain. With plastic debris revealed in 2018 at the deepest point on Earth, the Mariana Trench, it is now clear that humanity’s litter has polluted the entire planet.
In a study of women aged 80 years and older, living in locations with higher exposures to air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Plastic pollution is everywhere. It fills our rivers, lakes, and oceans and harms the wildlife that call those places home. Canadians want their governments to take action on plastic pollution to protect the environment and grow the economy.
Russia told residents on Saturday to stay away from a pristine beach in the Far East due to unexplained water pollution that Greenpeace said was evidence of an “ecological disaster” and had caused some surfers to break into a fever and vomit.
A study conducted by Alberto Salvo, an associate professor at the Department of Economics of the National University of Singapore revealed that households respond to ambient air pollution by increasing electricity consumption, which in turn increases the carbon emissions that are coproduced in supplying the electricity.