Sun, September 26, 2021

Ecology / Environment

Ecology / Environment

Air Pollution Nanoparticles, Including Metals, Are Reaching the Placental Tissue Cells

 Air pollution is a combination of various gases and airborne particles in sizes of few nanometers to micrometers. The World Health Organization has previously mentioned that the presence of atmo......

Ecology / Environment

Providing Cooler, Shady Places Will Help Conserve Many of Our Butterfly Species

 Butterflies evoke images of warmth, sunshine, summer gardens, and flowery meadows teaming with life. However, there’s more to butterflies than just their aesthetic value. They pollinate pl......

Ecology / Environment

Rubisco Plant Enzyme Engineered into E. Coli Bacteria Speeds Up Photosynthesis

 Agricultural yields of major crops have risen over the past years, keeping up with the growing food and nutrition demands. Advances in classical breeding and agronomic approaches are helpful but......

Ecology / Environment

Solar Panels Could Lower Energy Cost and Carbon Footprint of Airports: Study

 Some airports have adopted solar energy to conserve power and limit carbon footprint. According to a recent study, the adoption resulted in better energy management and reduced carbon footprint ......

Ecology / Environment

Tortoise Hatchlings Tend to Orient Towards Objects that Resemble Faces

  Tortoises generally have lifespans that are comparable to human beings although some have been known to have lived longer than 150 years. Even at diminishing levels and although they may n......

Ecology / Environment

The Impact of Toothbrushes on Planetary Health: Study

 A recent study showed the environmental impact of a common hygiene item. Toothbrushes were found one of the contributing objects to pollution, which causes sustainability issues.The association ......