Scientists Say Man-Made Climate Change Delayed the Next Ice Age by 100,000 Years
Jan 14, 2016 Over the past few years, various scientific research groups have released their own studies highlighting the damaging effects of human actions on the planet. Adding to those reports is a new study carried out by researchers from Germany suggesting that due to man-made global warming, humans may have delayed the next ice age event by around 100,000 years,
Researchers Just Designed a Sponge Bikini That Helps Clean Up Ocean Pollution
Oct 16, 2015 A team of researchers from the University of California was able to create a bikini that is capable of absorbing pollutants in the water. According to the researchers, this unique apparel, dubbed as the Sponge Suit bikini, will help wearers do their part in cleaning up the environment while swimming.
Scientists Discover Fish in California and Indonesia Contain Plastic and Fibers
Sep 28, 2015 A new study has revealed that about 25 percent of the fish sold in markets in California and Indonesia are contaminated with plastic and fibrous materials. According to the team that conducted the research, these materials end up in oceans and other bodies of water due to poor waste management.
Ocean Conditions Caused by Pollution Threatens Development of Coral Reefs
Jan 08, 2015 Scientists revealed that the lowering pH level of oceans caused by pollution is preventing coral reefs from developing a strong and health skeletal structure. According to a study conducted by scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), this could lead to coral reefs eroding at a faster rate.