Environment – GBRI
 

Styrofoam, unlike some other forms of plastic, cannot be easily recycled. And it takes up to 500 years to break down. Because of its cheap, lightweight, insulating and excellent packing ability, it is used widely around the globe. It is estimated that styrofoam alone takes up around 30%of global landfill space! Now when Luke Clay and […]

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A recent study published in journal Science has confirmed that the animal kingdom is becoming more and more nocturnal – thanks to us human beings. The research studied 62 mammal species across six continents and found that 83% of them prefer to conduct their business at night rather than deal with humans and all of our accompanying […]

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As most of us have already heard by now, the bumblebees around the world are disappearing at alarming rates. Being crucial pollinators, their dwindling numbers are a great cause of concern for the human race as they are immensely important for our crops. As bee populations collapse, some have thought that other species of smaller bees […]

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A Hawaii man found at least 100 dead hammerhead shark pups while walking along Ke’ehi Lagoon in Honolulu on Tuesday. The local authorities suspect that someone dumped the baby hammerhead sharks on land after they got caught in a gill net. “At least a hundred, but I believe that when the tide came in and went […]

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German automaker Volkswagen had been involved in harrowing experiments to determine the health effects of diesel emissions – the company locked macaque monkeys in an airtight chamber and pumped in diesel exhaust. After facing massive backlash from animal rights groups, the company has pledged to stop funding the testing on ethical grounds. The company also suspended its top lobbyist […]

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