In the News: Are Pollution and Environmental Factors Affecting Mental Health?
- Air Pollution Linked to Increased Mental Illness in Children
- Air pollution now major contributor to stroke, global study finds
“At this rate, we would expect nearly one ton of plastic for every three tons of fish in our oceans by 2025 — an unthinkable number with drastic economic and environmental consequences."
--Nicholas Mallos, director of Ocean Conservancy’s marine debris program
Water shortages are likely to become increasingly common as the world faces climate change and an increasing population - but which countries will be hit hardest?
Edible Rings On Six-Packs Feed Marine Life In The Ocean
A small craft beer company in Florida has created edible six-pack rings that feed, rather than kill, marine life if the rings end up in the ocean and an animal happens to eat it. The rings are created from beer by-products during the brewing process such as barley and wheat and are completely safe for humans and fish to eat.