Environmental issues in the United States
As with many other countries there are a number of environmental issues in the United States.
Both Conservationism and Environmentalism appeared in political debates during the Progressive Era in ...
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We should burn our garbage like Sweden does.
We should burn our garbage like Sweden does.
French Rivers Turned Green
The rivers in 12 separate locations of France were dyed by Agents Environmental, an environmentalist group, who used the eye-grabbing color to display how easily and how far water pollution can spread...
Deaths Linked To Air Pollution Top 5.5 Million Anually
New research on the health impact of air pollution was presented at the 2016 annual meeting for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS...
China Issues First-Ever Red Alert On Air Pollution
The air pollution in China, especially in big cities such as Beijing, has become dangerously high. Dangerous air pollution levels have led China to issue its first "red alert" for smog in the capital ...
Hong Kong's Dolphins At Risk Of Disappearing
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may d...
Beijing Air Pollution Reaches Extremely Hazardous Levels
City authorities issued a rare orange alert, the second highest of four danger levels. City authorities issued a rare orange alert, the second highest of four danger levels. Schools suspended outdoor ...
Video: Man Claims He Caught Three-Eyed Fish In Gowanus Canal
If the man in the video is to be believed, the first Gowanus Canal monster is your regular run-of-the-mill three-eyed fish. It was always only a matter of time until the putrid toxic waters of the Gow...
Can Rain Clean The Atmosphere?
As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is co...
Air Pollution Has Halved In The Middle East - Due To Armed Conflicts Since Arab Spring
Air pollution has decreased dramatically in parts of the Middle East in the past five years - partly due to armed conflicts since the Arab Spring. A new study suggests the improvement is the result of...
The Lowdown On Fracking
What’s the real story behind fracking? The question is a viable one when it comes to the process of hydraulic fracturing, or extracting oil and gas from shale rock deposits deep below the Earth’s surf...
Air Pollution Linked To Brain Damage, Neurological Disorders
A new study confirms that long-term exposure to air pollution -- even at low levels -- can lead to brain damage that precedes other neurological disorders associated with old age. Investigator Elissa...
Glowing Tampons Help Detect Sewage Leaks
“YOU DO GET people looking at you strangely, but the tampon is not that obvious.” That’s Professor David Lerner, explaining what it was like to conduct a research project where feminine hygiene pr...
Even if emissions stop, carbon dioxide could warm Earth for centuries
Research suggests that even if carbon-dioxide emissions came to a sudden halt, the carbon dioxide already in Earth's atmosphere could continue to warm our planet for hundreds of years. Thus, it might ...
Environment of the United States
The environment of the United States comprises diverse biotas, climates, and geologies. Environmental regulations and the environmental movement have emerged to respond to the various threats to the e...
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Climate change in the United States
There is an international interest in issues surrounding changes in climate in the United States and that nation's relationship to general global warming due to the high level of American greenhouse g...
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Kyoto Protocol
The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty, which extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits State Parties to reduce greenhouse gases emissions, b...
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Deforestation in the United States
Deforestation in the United States is an ongoing environmental issue that attracts protests from environmentalists. Prior to the arrival of European-Americans, about one half of the United States land...
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Energy in the United States
The United States is the 2nd largest energy consumer in terms of total use in 2010. The U.S. ranks seventh in energy consumption per-capita after Canada and a number of small nations. Not included is ...
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Invasive species in the United States
Invasive species are a significant threat to many native habitats and species of the United States and a significant cost to agriculture, forestry, and recreation. The term "invasive species" can refe...
Invasive species in the United States - Wikipedia
Mining in the United States
Mining in the United States has been active since colonial times, but became a major industry in the 1800s with a number of new mineral discoveries causing a series of mining "rushes."
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Pesticide use in the United States
Pesticides in the United States are used predominantly by the agricultural sector, but approximately a quarter of them are used in houses, yards, parks, golf courses, and swimming pools.
Atrazine ...
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Pollution in the United States
As with many countries pollution in the United States is a concern for environmental organizations, government agencies and individuals.
Examples of land pollution include:
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Air pollution
Air pollution is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or other harmful materials into the Earth's atmosphere, causing disease, death to humans, damage to other living organisms such...
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Water pollution
Water pollution is the contamination of water bodies (e.g. lakes, rivers, oceans, aquifers and groundwater). This form of environmental degradation occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly d...
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Cruise ship pollution in the United States
The cruise ship industry is a significant and growing contributor to the United States economy, providing more than $32 billion in benefits annually and generating more than 330,000 U.S. jobs, but als...
Regulation of ship pollution in the United States
In the United States, several federal agencies and laws have some jurisdiction over pollution from ships in U.S. waters. States and local government agencies also have responsibilities for ship-relate...
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Municipal solid waste
Municipal solid waste (MSW), commonly known as trash or garbage in the U.S. and as refuse or rubbish in the UK, is a waste type consisting of everyday items that are discarded by the public. "Garbage"...
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Hazardous waste
Hazardous waste is waste that poses substantial or potential threats to public health or the environment. In the United States, the treatment, storage, and disposal of hazardous waste is regulated un...
Population of the United States
As of March 18, 2015, the United States has a total resident population of 320,480,000, making it the third most populous country in the world. It is very urbanized, with 81% residing in cities and su...
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