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The Chicago tribune recently investigated the radiofrequency radiation emitted by eleven popular smartphone models, including several variants of the iPhone. The results are disturbing, to say the least. The investigation revealed that most of the phones exceeded the legal limit set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of 1.6 watts per kilogram averaged over 1 gram of […]

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A new study from MIT reveals that the US states that are investing more in renewable energy like wind and solar stand to gain billions of dollars in term of health benefits in the upcoming decade instead of spending billions on improving the health of people suffering from air pollution-induced ailments. In fact, 10 states […]

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A report published recently by the UK House of Commons transport committee pointed out that active travel has the potential to fight three major challenges faced by people today – climate change, air pollution and traffic congestion. The summary of the report reads: “The economic, human and environmental costs of inactivity, climate change, air pollution and […]

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It is a well known fact today that microplastics are literally everywhere. They have found their way into our bodies through drinking water, food and even through the air that we breathe. But did you know that an average human ingests about 50,000 pieces of plastic annually and inhales about the same amount! And if eating […]

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A recent analysis has found high levels of antibiotics in around 711 rivers in countries spanning six continents. In some rivers, these levels were as high as 300 times the ‘safe’ levels, leading to concerns about more resilient strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria around the world. “Until now, the majority of environmental monitoring work for antibiotics […]

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Usually, people have two options when it comes to what they want to do with their body after death – cremation or burial. Now with Washington becoming the first US state to legalize human body composting, people there have a third alternative. The bill, signed by Governor and climate-focused presidential candidate Jay Inslee, would allow […]

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