All posts tagged with Environment
09/04/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Drivers in the U.K. have noticed a lot fewer insects colliding with their windshields recently. This might sound like good

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-09-04-mass-wipeout-of-insects-happening-now-across-the-uk.html

09/02/2017 / By Tracey Watson

A Silicon Valley startup company called Pyka is developing an autonomous (self-driving) plane to meet the burgeoning demand for planes

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-09-02-drones-now-weaponized-as-chemistry-pesticide-delivery-platforms-to-inundate-farmland-with-toxic-chemicals.html

08/31/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

The devastating flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey has been incredibly challenging for residents and emergency workers in Houston,

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-31-horrific-health-hazards-lurking-in-houston-flood-waters.html

08/31/2017 / By Isabelle Z.

Monsanto’s reputation has been taking a lot of hits lately, and the news just keeps getting worse for the agrochemical

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-31-monsanto-knowingly-sold-dangerous-illegal-chemicals-for-years-uncovered-documents-reveal.html

08/30/2017 / By Russel Davis

Neither using a secured storage nor implementing stricter pesticide access were effective in stemming chemical-related self-poisoning and suicide in rural Asia,

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-30-third-world-farmers-are-committing-suicide-by-consuming-toxic-pesticides.html

08/25/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

People in the United States have been questioning the composition of their water, especially with the recent spate of contaminations

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-25-new-low-tech-method-developed-for-instantly-testing-tap-water-for-toxic-contaminants.html

08/23/2017 / By Jhoanna Robinson

Residents of southeast Los Angeles County in California recently discovered from media reports and public health experts that their homes, schools,

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-23-los-angeles-schools-homes-workplaces-lead-contamination.html

08/21/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Every year, a hypoxic zone appears along the Gulf of Mexico. Otherwise known as a “dead zone,” it is an

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-21-gulf-of-mexico-dead-zone-caused-by-agricultural-runoff-from-u-s-farms.html

08/21/2017 / By Tracey Watson

There really is something to be said for getting out into the fresh country air for a day. There is

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-21-is-this-why-so-many-city-dwellers-are-going-insane-air-pollution-found-to-radically-increase-stress-hormones-and-alter-metabolism.html

08/20/2017 / By Rhonda Johansson

Illegal marijuana farms in California have left acres of land so contaminated with toxic chemicals and fertilizers that a quarter-teaspoon

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-20-californias-hemp-farms-producing-massive-tonnage-of-toxic-chemical-runoff-polluting-thousands-of-acres-of-land.html

08/19/2017 / By Russel Davis

Naled, a pesticide commonly used in Florida to ward off Zika-carrying mosquitoes, was associated with motor function deficits in Chinese babies,

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-19-pesticides-sprayed-on-u-s-cities-to-fight-zika-found-to-harm-motor-coordination-and-neuromuscular-systems-in-children.html

08/18/2017 / By Vicki Batts

How much of a pesticide do you think it takes to cause harm? For insects, the amount to cause harm

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-18-even-tiny-traces-of-pesticides-found-to-cause-infertility-in-insects-scientists-discover.html

08/17/2017 / By S.D. Wells

One out of every three Americans will get cancer in their lifetime, and only half of those victims will survive

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-17-top-10-ways-to-prevent-your-pets-from-getting-cancer-and-dying-young.html

08/16/2017 / By Tracey Watson

If asked to think of an image of something clean and pure in nature, many people would picture a waterfall

http://www.chemicals.news/2017-08-16-scientifically-illiterate-mainstream-media-now-claims-non-fluoridated-bottled-water-is-causing-cavities-yes-water-is-now-called-dangerous-if-its-clean.html