Coronavirus Lockdown Linked to Falling Air Pollution Levels in Italy

This post was originally published on this siteAs the coronavirus spreads, so do startling satellite images showing a dramatic decrease in air pollution over quarantined areas. Satellite data

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Gas Explosion in Nigeria Leaves 15 Dead, More Than 50 Buildings Damaged

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 50 buildings were damaged in the blast, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) acting coordinator in Lagos Ibrahim Farinloye told

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Greta Thunberg Calls for Digital Strikes Amid Coronavirus Fears

This post was originally published on this siteTeenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Wednesday said that campaigners must avoid mass rallies amid the escalation of coronavirus cases around

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Half of the World’s Beaches Could Disappear by 2100, Study Finds

This post was originally published on this siteIf nothing is done to lower greenhouse gas emissions, sea level rise could swallow nearly half of the world’s sandy beaches by 2100.

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Coronavirus Shutdown Leads to ‘Dramatic’ Decline in Chinese Pollution Levels

This post was originally published on this siteToxic pollution levels fell significantly in China between January and February, and scientists think the new coronavirus is a large part of the

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Polar Bears Are Increasingly Resorting to Cannibalism, Scientists Say

This post was originally published on this siteScientists at the Russian Academy of Sciences said Wednesday that there were increasing reports of bears attacking other bears for food, The Moscow

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Anti-Pipeline Protests Shut Down Canadian Rail Networks

This post was originally published on this siteAnti-pipeline protests have shut down major rail networks across Canada as indigenous rights and environmental activists act in solidarity with the

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Consumers May Be Wasting Twice as Much Food as Previously Thought

This post was originally published on this siteThe study, published in PLOS ONE Wednesday, estimated that consumers wasted 527 calories per day per person, BBC News reported. That’s more

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This Penguin Colony Has Fallen by 77% on Antarctic Islands

This post was originally published on this siteThe climate crisis is taking a toll on Antarctica’s chinstrap penguins. Scientists on a Greenpeace expedition to Antarctica found that the

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As Coronavirus Spreads, Thai Doctors Discover a Promising Treatment

This post was originally published on this siteThe doctors, from the Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok, said Sunday that a drug cocktail of HIV and flu medication had worked on several patients,

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