In basic terms, plant-based diets are composed mostly or entirely of plants: fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and grains. Contrary to its colloquial usage, “plant-based” doesn’t automatically mean “vegan.”
While taking public transit can help reduce pollution compared to individuals driving personal vehicles on the roads, there are some elements that leave more to be desired from passengers. For London Underground, the public rail often referred to as The Tube, poor air quality at various city stations has been a main concern. In response, […]
Urban gardening refers to growing food in a heavily populated place like a town or a city. It doesn’t require a huge amount of land or space, just some determination and creativity. Urban gardens come in all shapes and sizes — from vertical green walls to gardens cultivated exclusively in pots.
With the ability to act as living cells, minus the function of replicating, new “cyborg cells” developed by biomedical engineers could solve a host of problems in the future, including cleaning up the environment and improving human health. Scientists from the University of California, Davis developed the “cyborg cells,” which are semi-living and can be […]
The author of a 2013 study being touted by the methane gas industry and its allies during the recent uproar over the suggested possibility of gas stoves regulation says his research is being misused. “That’s not a good use of our study,” Dutch environmental epidemiology professor Bert Brunekreef told E&E News. CPSC Commissioner Richard Trumka […]
For over 50 days, an underground fire at the Moody landfill north of Birmingham, Alabama has continuously polluted the air, according to local air quality monitors. While air quality has improved slightly in recent days, it remains higher than what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) considers an acceptable air quality index. According to AL.com, […]