The Mississippi river carries an estimated 1.5 million metric tons of nitrogen pollution into the Gulf of Mexico each year creating a "dead zone" in the gulf each summer , about the size of New Jersey.
Friday, 17 January 2014
Posted by Varun Agarwal at 10:02 am
Thursday, 16 January 2014
"Drunken Forests", such as this one in Alaska , can be found where large-scale thawing of ground ice has occurred , loosening the soil and causing the trees to randomly lean over and tip. As the fast-melting Arctic sea ice raises the inland temperatures in areas such as Alaska , Canada and Russia , permafrost will continue to melt and ecosystems such as this one are likely to be continually affected.
Posted by Varun Agarwal at 3:47 pm
Monday, 13 January 2014
Friday, 3 January 2014
We breathe about two gallons of air every minute. On average at current pollution levels, air pollution takes off one to two years off the typical human life span. Air pollution effects kids more than adults , because for their body size, kids breathe more air and spend more time playing outside.
Posted by Varun Agarwal at 10:40 am